At a Glance
Areas of Study
- Church and Pastoral Ministries Practices
- Intercultural Christian Ministries
- Ministry in Urban and Social Service Contexts
- Sports Ministry
- Youth Outreach and Discipleship
*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.
Careers for Christian Ministries Majors
- Church administrator
- Director of a Christian nonprofit organization
A Christian ministries major's typical starting salary is $36,518. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $41,360.
*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit payscale.com.
Job Titles of People with Christian Ministries Degrees
- Associate Dean of Students, Maranatha High School
- Director, Church on the Street (homeless ministry in Atlanta)
- Youth Pastor, Chinese Community Church of South Bay
- Boys’ Camp Leader, New Hope Wilderness Camp
- Founder, PlungeFaith Discipleship (creator of discipleship materials)
- Chief Editor, Journal of Counseling and Discipleship
- Program Director, HandyCamp (camp for developmentally disabled adults)
- Dean, Academy of Biblical Storytelling