Youth Ministry

Program Profile

youth-ministry-profile-pic.jpgStudents in this program will develop programming skills for working with adolescents while delving into the psychology and developmental process of adolescents.

Bemidji is a service oriented community with numerous opportunities to engage with youth. Students can expect an interactive experience with area youth through a yearly outreach ministry, whether through local churches, para church ministries or youth serving agencies.

Who should apply?

Those with a heart for young people and the desire to make a difference in the lives of adolescents. Those who want to learn, practice and engage in helping youth transition to adulthood through the development of a helping and mentoring relationship through the church, para church or other youth agency.

What careers will I be prepared for?

Graduates will be prepared to work with youth in a variety of settings including churches, Para Church Ministries, and other youth servicing agencies.

Meet your director


Randy McKain

Dean of Student Life
Program Director: Youth Minsitry
Instructor: Christian Ministry, Youth Ministry

B.S. in Behavioral Science
Sterling College, Sterling, KS
M.Ed. in Counseling and School Psychology
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Further Coursework at
North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL
Licensed Staff Minister
Evangelical Covenant Church of America

OHCC Admissions Office, 1600 Oak Hills Road SW, Bemidji, MN 56601 local: 218-751-8670, ext. 1285, toll-free: 866-307-OHCC