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Youth and Family Ministries Minor

Earn a Minor in Youth and Family Ministries at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll be equipped with the tools to effectively reach and minister to young people in an increasingly complex society—adding depth to your area of study and preparing you to speak the truth of Jesus to adolescents.

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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  • March 8, 2024

Program Units


  • Azusa (Main Campus)


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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Develop knowledge about the Bible and ministry practices.
  • Be inspired by passionate faculty-mentors with years of ministry experience.
  • Deepen your understanding of adolescent development and youth culture.
  • Help young people become who God made them to be.

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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Jessica Carnahan ’19 deepened her love for others, from all walks of life, during her time as a youth and ministries major at APU.

Program Details

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

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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