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BA in Pastoral Ministry
You can learn practical methods and biblical reflection skills to be a pastor
When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Moody Bible Institute, you prepare to lead a church anywhere in the world. You’ll gain the foundational skills to help you pastor a congregation. Learn practical methods for preaching, leadership, and effective pastoral care. You can get a blend of biblical reflection and practical emphasis that develops a set of skills to help you be effective in ministry.
Your Pastoral Ministry Studies
As you study, you’ll:
- Learn the principles and dynamics for effective congregational leadership
- Form and deliver expository messages
- Articulate your philosophy of pastoral ministry
- Put what you learn into practice during your PCM and internship
- Develop skills in staff relations and self-care
Jobs you can get with a Pastoral Ministry degree
When you graduate with a BA in Pastoral Ministry you’ll have the practical skills necessary for a wide variety of pastoral positions. Serve as a:
- Head pastor
- Youth pastor
- Family pastor
- Associate pastor
- Worship pastor
- Evangelism and outreach pastor
Every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, so tuition is worry-free. Every Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $10,000 a year. You’re only responsible to pay the remaining amount for room and board, fees, and costs—making a Moody degree the best value in Christian education. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.