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Online Schools Offering Ministry Degrees

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If church outreach appeals to you, then you might find a good fit in one of the 20 ministry programs featured here. These programs are available through 4 colleges, with yearly tuition ranging from $4,800 to $44,463. The average recommendation rate across these schools is 57 percent. These colleges also have an average career helpfulness rating of 58 percent, according to our online student reviewers.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $16,121 Associate $16,001 Bachelor's $16,387 Master's $14,935 Doctorate $12,139
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $40,757 Master's $49,646 Doctorate $55,654

Ministry degrees can be earned online at the bachelor's, master's, and doctorate level. Bachelor's programs are good preparation for lay-minister and ministry support roles, such as children's ministry, worship director, and urban ministry. These programs include classes in Biblical interpretation, theology, communication, program planning, and more. The master's degree in ministry is required to become a minister in many faiths. These programs discuss planning sermons, counseling parishioners, and outreach planning. The doctorate degree can be used to learn advanced skills in organizational leadership for people who want to become ministers or administrators in large religious organizations.

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20 Degrees from 4 Schools

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