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As you go. . .

. . . Make disciples. Jesus gave us the great commission to teach others Gospel truths, baptize them and walk together on our journey as Christians. At Crown, we desire that every student will leave equipped to make disciples. This program is for aspiring mentors to go deep into what discipleship means. Along the way, you’ll be a disciple yourself, learning and growing with peers and faculty alike. Discipleship is where Christian community starts.


Discipleship Ministries

The Discipleship Ministry degree is designed to equip graduates focused on developing healthy Christian disciples. Without focusing on a specific age group, the curriculum covers how people learn, and how faith and morality are developed. By understanding the personal development of children, youth and adults, graduates of this program will know how to practice effective discipleship. During the final year of their Discipleship Ministries degree program, students participate in a full-immersive ministry internship, providing an on-site field practice in ministry.

Why choose Discipleship Ministry studies at Crown?

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  • Gain valuable insights into being a disciple who creates disciples.


  • Explore and develop your understanding of the Bible and the Church.


  • Immerse yourself in Christian education, developing powerful relationships with ministry experts.

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I have the opportunity to not just be in a caring community, but a community that fosters the same values and faith. There are so many different perspectives here from students and professors, and it creates so many opportunities to grow.

Being at Crown makes you want to stay at Crown for the rest of your life; but being at Crown also gets you excited for what God is preparing you to do after college, too.


Nora Xiong



You’ve got a bright future ahead of you.

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Senior year semester-long internship

Students dive into a fully-immersive ministry internship that provides on-site field practice in ministry, which prepares them for either continued graduate work or continued ministry in their local church.


You may pair any minor with any major. Here are some minors that may pair well with this major:



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What Will I Study?

  • Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • Internship Practicum
  • Philosophy of Ministry
  • Christian Ministry Internship
  • Vocational Seminar
  • Youth and Family Ministry
  • Mentoring
  • Curriculum Design for Discipleship
  • Engaging Cultures in a Post-Postmodern World
  • Principles of Ministry Leadership
  • General Psychology
  • Alliance Ministries
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