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Christian Ministries Minor

Earn a Christian Ministries Minor at Azusa Pacific University

You will complement your area of study with a minor that equips you with the fundamentals of effective Christian ministry, provides hands-on ministry experiences through internships, and develops your theology for service inside and outside local and global faith communities.

Program at a Glance

The School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University trains students for effective ministry in the church and around the world through practical programs in a supportive Christ-centered community.

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Program Information

  • Program Units: 18


  • Azusa (Main Campus)
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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Make a difference in the lives of people both locally and globally.
  • Ensure your ministry practices align with your theological convictions.
  • Cultivate a relationship with God that leads to a greater understanding of God’s purposes in our world and a desire to partner with them more intentionally. 
  • Gain hands-on ministry experience.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receiving financial aid
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As Charlie Reynolds ’25 pursues a major in Christian Ministries, he is encouraged by studying alongside like minded peers and professors in subjects that interest him.

Program Details

The Christian Ministries minor provides students with a theological and practical foundation for ministry.  Graduates are prepared to make an impact on the world around them and possibly participate in more-specialized graduate study.   Students will engage in multidisciplinary educational and ministry experiences in order to cultivate theological reflection, faith integration, practical ministry skills, and one’s own spiritual formation.  

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To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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APU Receives $5 Million Lilly Endowment Grant in Partnership with LPU and LABI

APU received a $5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment in partnership with Life Pacific University and the Latin American Bible Institute that will strengthen pathways for theological education for Hispanic students. 

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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