B.S. in Pastoral Leadership

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Residential Pastoral Leadership Degree

Gain leadership dynamics along with an in-depth knowledge of the Scriptures with a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Leadership from the Rawlings School of Divinity. We’ll prepare you for pastoral or ministry careers like senior/associate pastor, evangelist, or missions pastor. With a B.S. in Pastoral Leadership, you’ll also be equipped for graduate-level studies.


Academics: B.S. in Pastoral Leadership

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Program of Study

Pastoral Leadership (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Pastoral Leadership Courses

  • THEO 201: Theology Survey I
  • BIBL 324: Pastoral Epistles and Leadership Development
  • BIBL 480: Hermeneutics
  • PLED 201: Foundation to Pastoral Leadership
  • PLED 251: Church Planting/Development
  • PLED 302: Staff Management/Relations in Pastoral Leadership

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Career Opportunities in Pastoral Leadership

  • Administrative Pastor
  • Children’s Pastor
  • Christian Education Director
  • Church Recreation Director
  • Evangelist
  • Missions Pastor
  • Senior/Associate Pastor
  • Young Adults Minister

Approved Site Churches

All PLED majors are required to be active participants in the ministry of a local church in order to earn their degree.

Approved Site Churches