Christian Ministry Certificate Program Overview

If your goal is to deepen your love of Christ, increase your Biblical knowledge, and to lead others in faithful service, we invite you to learn more through this certificate program. The certificate program is a natural fit with any program of study as it offers students context for thinking about any field of study from a Christ-centered point of view.

A Pathway to Ministry

“Students who complete this program can begin a career of service to others,” said Dr. Tracey Stout, Christian Studies Department Chair.

The ministry certificate program requires 15-credit hours of academic coursework to provide a sound foundation for future servant leaders.

If you are ready to take the next step and schedule a visit with our faculty today.

The Academic Catalog is the student guide to all policies and procedures for Bluefield College.

On-Campus: August 19, 2021



Courses & Requirements:

Certificate Requirements (12 Credits)

  • Biblical Perspectives
  • Engaging the Bible
  • Introduction to Ministry
  • Introduction to Theology
  • (Choose 1)
    • Ethics
    • Introduction to Preaching
    • Advanced Bible Course
Electives (3 Credits)
Total Credits: 15

Career opportunities available to graduates of this program include:

Church Administrator
Religious Activities Director
Social/Community Service Manager
Social Media Ministry Director