Bachelor of Arts
in Christian Studies
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Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

The College of Christian Studies at Anderson University offers academic excellence in programs that emphasize practical ministry training for a new generation of Kingdom leaders. Students preparing for ministry will find an exceptional level of preparation at Anderson University, with committed faculty who can link classroom and real-life experience. Whether you are planning on continuing your ministerial training or seeking a ministry position right after college, you’ll find that the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies offers a solid foundation and an outstanding opportunity for practical training.

Program Overview

Degree Requirements

Anderson University offers a wide arrange of courses to fully prepare you for a successful career in ministry. Our seasoned professors understand the challenges facing ministry leaders today and are driven by a desire to see you not only survive, but thrive in ministry. Additionally, many of our undergraduate courses can be adjusted to meet the requirements for our FastTrack program, which allows undergraduate students to earn credits toward their masters of divinity degree.

To overview a list of the courses you will be taking in the Bachelor of Arts in Christians Studies, visit Anderson University (Course Requirements)

Christian Studies Concentrations

You can specialize your undergraduate degree through concentrations. These include Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Media Ministry, Missions, Preaching, Biblical Studies, Apologetics, Theology and Philosophy, and Women's Ministry. Adding a concentration does not add any additional hours to your degree because it utilizes your Christian Studies elective credits hours.

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U.S. News & World Report for 2023 named Anderson University as one of the “Best Value” schools among regional universities in the South, and the Wall Street Journal for 2022 named Anderson #25 for best student engagement among all universities in the United States. Clamp Divinity School seeks to offer you the highest quality education at the greatest value.

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Anderson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, also known as SACS. AU is ranked in the top tier of private comprehensive universities in the Southeast by US News & Report.