Christian Ministry (A.S.)

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Online Christian Ministry Degree

Christian Ministry (A.S.)

Designed for students with a high school diploma, GED, and little or no college experience, the A.S. in Christian Ministry  is an online ministry degree that cultivates personal and professional spiritual formation. The streamlined program builds skills in Bible study and interpretation, theological thinking, and helping others in their spiritual formation and discipleship. The program also provides a firm foundation in general education.

Graduates enter professional careers as associates in churches, youth and para-church ministries, and other faith-based education and nonprofit organizations. They integrate Christian values into everyday decisions. They incorporate Bible-based strategies into effective ministry. Some graduates continue on to earn a bachelor (B.S.) degree through Crown’s online ministry degree programs.

Faculty with credentials in academic excellence, and with significant ministry and mission experience, lead the courses in Crown’s dynamic online learning environment. The Christian Ministry A.S. is infused with Crown’s academic integrity as one of the “Top 10 Online Christian Colleges of 2013.”

Crown’s easy-to-use online learning environment allows you the freedom and flexibility to complete coursework at your convenience. Tuition is priced competitively lower than at similar accredited institutions.

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Christian Ministry (A.S.) Courses

II. General Studies - 31 Credits

III. Christian Ministry - 15 Credits

IV. Elective - 2 Credits

Total - 63 Credits

1 Click HERE  to view options for Social Science, Humanities, Global Awareness, and Fine Arts Electives.

2 Counts towards 3 credits of Social Science credits. Students who have successfully completed 60 credtis with a GPA of at least a 2.0 may replace SOC 1510 with another Social Science elective. Students need a total of 6 Social Science credits.

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Career Outcomes

Upon completion, graduates of our online Christian ministry college near Minneapolis are well qualified to begin entry-level employment opportunities in the following types of organizations:

  • Churches
  • Para-church Ministries
  • Local Ministries
  • Health and Welfare Ministries
  • Youth and Family Ministries
  • Children’s Ministries
  • Teen Challenge
  • Youth With A Mission (YWAM)
  • Faith-Based Education


Affordable Online College Education. Smart!

Earning your degree online makes sense. It’s convenient and provides an invaluable advantage to your future success. And at Crown College, it’s affordable. Crown is one of the ten most affordable Christian colleges in the Midwest. With 98% of our students receiving some form of financial aid, we’ll work with you to figure out the best financial aid package available.

Financial Aid is funding which is made available by the federal government, state government, private entities and Crown. Crown College’s School of Online Studies & Graduate School programs participate in the Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and Federal Direct Stafford Loans to help finance your education.

Most financial aid is awarded on the basis of need. The first step is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is the government form which is used to help assess a family’s financial strength. Crown’s school code for FAFSA is: 002383. Students must apply for financial aid each year to be considered for funding.

School of Online Studies & Graduate School Tuition and Fees

 Tuition (per credit)2014-15 Tuition
Graduate, except MBA Program$460
MBA Program$495
Other Fees
Application Fees$20.00
Technology Fee$100 per semester
 Tuition (per credit)2015-16 Tuition
Graduate, except MBA Program$480
MBA Program$495
Other Fees
Application Fees$20.00
Technology Fee$100 per semester