Christian Studies: B.A. & A.A. (Online)
Are you looking for an in-person, start-to-finish undergraduate Christian studies program? Check out our on campus degree pathway.
Choose between an Associate of Arts degree in Christian studies or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian studies with an emphasis in Biblical studies that offers flexibility to choose between electives to suit your ministry path.
View the detailed degree requirements PDFs to see all courses included in the programs.
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B.A. or A.A.
The B.A. in Christian studies degree will prepare you for a life of Christian service by providing a firm biblical foundation and practical training for vocational ministry and graduate-level studies.
An A.A. in Christian studies will assist you in your personal spiritual formation and equip you with the Biblical knowledge and tools needed for various ministry, mission and social service opportunities.
In their words
hear from a student
"Being a full-time pastor while I was attending school online challenged me to shift my thinking from theoretical to real time practical application. My professors regularly challenged me to work out and apply what we were learning within my unique ministry setting. My training became personal and by extension, my church became an extension of Ouachita’s classrooms."
2017 Christian Studies (Online) graduate
BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION
Ouachita’s online programs in Christian studies will provide you with a solid foundation in theology and equip you to interpret the Bible for yourself. You’ll learn how to apply biblical concepts and communicate the truth of the Gospel effectively.
LEARN FROM FAITHFUL THEOLOGIANS
The online Christian Studies major bears the imprint of Ouachita’s highly-regarded Pruet School of Christian Studies. Pruet’s community of scholar-practitioners are committed to prepare students for lives of faithful ministry and to love and serve God, the church and the world.
PREPARE TO LIVE OUT YOUR CALLING
Ministry is more than a career – it is a calling. Ouachita’s Christian studies program will prepare you for the practical aspects of ministry – whether your ministry is in the church, the workplace or elsewhere – while staying deeply rooted in biblical principles.
CONNECT WITH A MINISTRY COMMUNITY
that reaches the world
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A life-changing experience
Has God called you to serve Him through ministry or missions? The Pruet School of Christian Studies is a great place to prepare. Our students gain an understanding of the theological, biblical and practical elements of Christian ministry as well as hands-on experience in ministry, missions and service.
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