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Bachelor of Ministry Leadership


An online Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry Leadership at Grace College provides you with a biblical framework for a career as a pastor, children’s ministry director, missionary, and other ministry positions. As you consider an array of online colleges for ministry, be assured that when you find your way to Grace, you will discover an accredited online college, and your Bachelor of Ministry Leadership degree will be taught with a biblical worldview. A Grace Online leadership degree will help you make workable connections between vocational ministries and exegesis, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college online context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a ministry career and are looking to complete your degree online. With an online ministry degree, you will recognize that to lead others is to serve them, as Jesus demonstrated. Leaders are accountable to God, and they should reflect His love in their interactions and decisions. This degree completion program requires 60 accumulated credit hours.

Future servant leader, the way forward is Grace.

bachelor of ministry leadership online degree

At a Glance

  • Next Start Date January 10, 2022
  • Course Delivery 100% Online
  • Credit Hours 60
  • Total Program Price $21,120
  • Degree Bachelor of Science
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Expected Costs to Attain Your Degree

How much does it cost?
BS Ministry Leadership cost per credit hour $352
Total Program Cost (60 credit hours) $21,120

How to Apply

In order to be considered for enrollment in a Bachelor’s program at Grace, you must fulfill certain admission requirements. Below is a list of the requirements for the program.

  • 60 prior college credit hours (some life and career experiences may be substituted for credit hours)
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Complete the application process

We recommend that you apply for admission at least one month before the next entry term. Students applying after the deadline are considered on a space available basis. It is best to apply early!

Step 1: Online Application

After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

Step 2: Transcript Request

Request official transcripts from ALL postsecondary institutions that you have attended. The transcripts must come directly from the school. Transcripts should be sent to

Step 3: Acceptance Process

When all of the steps have been completed, you will be advised of the Admissions Committee’s decision. The Admissions Committee may request that you submit additional materials and/or that you interview with a representative of the College.

Step 4: Enrollment Deposit

Upon acceptance, submit your $100 Enrollment Deposit to accept your offer of admission. Your $100 deposit will be credited to your student account. Welcome to the Grace College community!

Credit Requirements

Prior to graduation from this 60 credit hour program, students need 60 credit hours accumulated through other college credit, which can include up to 24 credit hours of Experiential Learning credit. College credits must be 100 level or higher with a C- or higher from an accredited (or approved unaccredited) college.

You can receive Grace College Experiential Learning credit for documented life experiences after high school such as workplace learning and personal activities such as music lessons, athletic involvement, and computer courses. Our team will help you discover your credit-worthy experiences and document those experiences for credit. Grace awards one credit hour per 20 hours of documented experience at no cost to you!

Students currently below 39 credit hours should complete the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts prior to this bachelor’s degree.


Unlocked Opportunities

New careers are within your grasp.

Children's Pastor

Average Salary (2018) $34,969

Associate Pastor

Average Salary (2018) $45,636

Religious Education Director

Average Salary (2018) $36,208


Average Salary (2018) $48,430

Missions Coordinator

Average Salary (2018) $40,464

Outreach Coordinator

Average Salary (2018) $40,489

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Unlocking paths to pursue your goals

Furthering Your Career in Ministry Studies

Upon graduation, you will be eligible for consideration into the Master of Arts in Ministry Studies degree.  Courses are designed to allow you to do the work when it fits your schedule. Also, our students who have taken online courses at Grace not only enjoy the course content, they form a community of learners. The M.A. in Ministry Studies offers three concentrations: Camp Administration, Women’s Leadership Studies, and Counseling.

“I was really excited when Grace offered the degree completion program, and working with a lot of other people who were doing the same thing as me.”

Dee Anna Muraski - Associate Director of Internships