bachelor of arts in PaSTORAL mINISTRY AND biblical studies

Overview of Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies

This degree combines strong academic preparation with significant practical experiences. Through this program you will be equipped with a strong foundation of Bible and theology courses on which to start ministry or attend seminary. You can expect to gain a broad training and experience in ministry courses and in field experiences in the local church.

Who Should Apply

If you love God’s word and love people, or have been called into ministry, this program is for you.

Career Paths

You will be prepared to enter a preaching pastorate in a local church, to serve as an associate pastor in a church, or to attend seminary very well prepared. You will also be prepared to serve in a variety of capacities in other church or para church ministries that value visionary and biblical leadership.

Required Credits

126 credits required including: Pastoral Ministry (26), Biblical Studies (40), General Education (30), Christian Ministry (15), Free Electives (15). To view a list of required courses, click here.

Dr. Jeff Wisdom

Director of Pastoral ministry

Department Chair: Biblical Studies 
Program Director: Pastoral Ministry 
Instructor: Biblical Studies, Greek, Pastoral Ministries

B.B.S. (Bachelor of Biblical Science) 
Western Bible College, Morrison, CO 
M.Div. in Pastoral Ministry 
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, S. Hamilton, MA 
Ph.D. in New Testament 
University of Durham, Durham, England 
Sell Lake Community Church, Park Rapids, MN 
OHCC since 2004

Jeff Wisdom