BS In Christian Leadership Women's Leadership
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Aug 19, 2024
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Equip and Train Women in the Faith with a Degree in Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Women’s Leadership

Do you feel that God is calling you to lead and guide women in a ministry setting? If you’re saying “yes” to this question, Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Women’s Leadership degree may be the right fit for you. This program provides all the foundational knowledge and skills you need to be a leader in the church, as well as specialized training in women’s leadership.

When you pursue a degree in women’s leadership, you’re setting yourself up to understand the unique spiritual needs of women, so that you can effectively lead them in a ministry setting. You’re going to be prepared for careers as a women’s ministry director, Christian education director, as well as church administration or media ministry.

So what are you waiting for? You’re passionate about following God’s calling on your life and being a positive influence on women. Ministries are desperate for people like you. We’re going to partner with you to provide you the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to be effective in women’s leadership.

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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 3 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: Women’s Leadership Degree?

We understand that you need a degree that’s as unique as your passions are. You need training from real professionals in the ministry field. You need practical knowledge and real-life experience. When you choose our Christian leadership and church ministries women’s leadership degree, you’re getting all of this and more.

So let’s start with our professors. These men and women truly are professionals in their field with years of experience doing things like planting and pastoring churches, leading ministries and nonprofit organizations, and authoring top Christian books. Plus, they each have a doctorate in their field, or they’re currently working on it. And the best part? They’re excited about joining you on your academic journey as they teach, mentor, and guide you.

Another great aspect of this program is the opportunity for hands-on experience. You will complete a required church ministries practicum. You’ll also have the option to participate in an internship with churches, parachurches, and nonprofit organizations from the local to the global level. Not to mention you have access to all of our on-campus resources including the homiletics lab and massive scriptorium.

What Will You Learn in Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Women’s Leadership Degree?

When you pursue your degree with Liberty, you can rest easy knowing that our curriculum will prepare you for a successful career in your field. Our Christian leadership and church ministries degree provides the practical knowledge and skills you need to be a leader in church ministries. Throughout this degree, you’ll participate in a church ministry practicum, as well as take courses like apologetics, inductive Bible study, hermeneutics, business law, nonprofit management, discipleship, and leadership.

If you choose to pursue our women’s leadership concentration, you’ll gain the valuable insight you need to lead successful women’s ministry groups with the following courses:

  • Leadership Development and Strategies for Women
  • Methods of Teaching the Bible and Communication Skills for Women
  • Spiritual Formation and Development for Women in Leadership
  • Survey of Women’s Ministries
  • The Role of Christian Women in Ministry

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 emphasis given to the following: biblical foundation, philosophy of ministry, and various areas of ministry
  • The ministry is considered as a calling and a career

CHMN 360 – Foundations in Ministry Programming

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Budgeting
  • Calendar planning
  • Developing a philosophy of ministry
  • Leadership development
  • Ministry assessment
  • The foundational components of church ministries programming
  • Safety issues

CHMN 447 – Discipleship in Church Ministries

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • An investigation of the factors which influence spiritual development
  • Exploring the biblical and theological foundations for discipleship
  • Making application to the discipleship process

CLED 365 – The Personal Life of a Leader

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Becoming a leader that lasts
  • How to develop individual leadership skills
  • How to examine the life of the leader
  • The ordering of one’s private world
  • The personal character of the leader

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Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Women’s Leadership 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.
  • Internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and globally.
  • The Freedom Tower, home for the School of Divinity, houses a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive meeting space 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: Women’s Leadership Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Women’s Leadership Graduates

  • Church administrator
  • Christian education director
  • Media ministry
  • Ministry associate
  • Women’s ministry director

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.