Bachelor Of Science Christian Leadership And Church Ministries Global Studies Liberty University
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Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 21, 2023
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Make an Impact Abroad with Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Degree

Do you want to be a leader in the Church and make a positive global impact? Liberty’s degree in Christian leadership and church ministries with a global studies concentration will put you one major step closer to your achieving your goals.

We understand that you’re passionate. We get that you want to make a difference. We do too! By pursuing one of our most popular ministry degrees, you will join other world changers who are equipped spiritually and academically to make a global impact for Christ.

Keep on the right path and start pursuing your Christian leadership and church ministries degree with a specialization in global studies.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 5 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Degree?

You have a unique calling on your life. Leading the church and impacting the world requires a specific skill set. At Liberty, we want to make sure you have all of the resources and opportunities needed to excel in your chosen field.

One of the most valuable resources we have is our professors. As a teaching university, our professors in the classroom are passionate about teaching, advising, and mentoring.

Towards the end of this degree, you also have the opportunity to take part in an exciting internship! This will give you hands-on experience in leadership with local, national, and international options with churches, parachurches, and nonprofit organizations.

What Will You Learn in Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Degree?

Since you will be pursuing a divinity degree, you’ll receive the biblical knowledge you need to excel in any ministry field. Take advantage of courses that provide training in information on apologetics, discipleship, hermeneutics, and much more!

While pursuing a Christian leadership and church ministries degree, you will have unique opportunities to dive into what leading the Church is all about. Some of the curriculum you’ll encounter includes ministry programming, ministry leadership and management, team dynamics, ethical issues, and examining the personal life of a leader.

Because this program includes a global studies specialization, you’ll be prepared to practice Christian leadership abroad. Immerse yourself in studies about world religions and oral communications.

Review the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • A practical study of church ministry with an emphasis in biblical foundations, philosophy of ministry, and various other areas of ministry
  • The ministry is considered as a calling and a career

CHMN 447 – Discipleship in Church Ministries

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • An investigation of the factors which influence spiritual development
  • Attention is given to exploring the biblical and theological foundations for discipleship, and making application to the discipleship process

CLED 425 – Ethical Issues in Christian Leadership

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Leadership principles and practices
  • Biblically-based spiritual dynamics
  • Ethical issues that require thoughtful consideration when it comes to participation, procedure, and practice

GLST 200 – Introduction to Global Studies

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to understand the history, principles, and foundations of global engagement
  • The groundwork needed for an intercultural career
  • Principles for engaging the current global environment
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Highlights of Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Degree

  • John W. Rawlings School of Divinity professors are active in the classroom, as well as in research and publishing original works.
  • Our School of Divinity is committed to the authority of Scripture and conservative evangelical theology.
  • Benefit from the teaching and professor involvement of a small bible college with the experience and amenities of a university.
  • Get connected to internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and globally.
  • The Freedom Tower, where our School of Divinity is located, houses a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive classroom that utilizes teleconferencing capabilities, and a state-of-the-art homiletics teaching lab.
  • The Rawlings Foundation’s rare book collection is valued at over $1 million dollars and contains a 111-foot long Torah scroll dating back to the 16th century and a functioning Gutenberg Printing Press replica.

Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Global Studies Graduates

  • Humanitarian aid work
  • International church leadership
  • International nonprofit leadership
  • Media ministry
  • Refugee work

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.