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Youth Ministry

Program Overview

Develop the skills to meet the spiritual needs of culturally diverse young people, from junior high students to young adults.

 

Learn to apply your understanding of Scripture to a rapidly changing youth culture.

Expand your biblical literacy, reflect on theology, and undergo personal, spiritual and professional formation.

Program Streams

Complementary Minors

  • Behavioural Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Christian Studies
This is where you can go
  • Pastor of Youth Ministries
  • Pastor of Youth and Family Ministries
  • Developer of Youth Programming
This is your career
With a Bachelor of Theology degree, you’ll be equipped to serve as a committed, competent ministry professional in an ever‐changing culture. You’ll also be on the right track to pursue seminary studies.
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Beyond the Classroom

In your second year, you’ll start a practicum of 5 ‐ 6 hours per week. Then, before the final year of your program, you’ll do a 3 ‐ 12 month full‐time internship. In your final year, you’ll have a chance to reflect on what you learned during your time in the field. During your field education in a church or organization, you’ll be mentored by ministry professionals, get real‐world experience, and gain insight into professional ministry. You’ll deepen your classroom learning and improve your ministry practice by reflecting on these experiences. Please note, you will need to produce the results of a Criminal Record Check before you will be permitted to participate in practicum or internship experiences associated with the program.

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