WHY CROWN COLLEGE?

Celebrating over 100 years of excellence in Christian higher education, Crown College is a fully-accredited Christian school offering quality degree programs. Every degree program integrates biblical principles with real-world knowledge to help you excel in your profession – as well as your life.


CHRISTIAN FOCUS

An integration of faith ethics in every course.

ACADEMICALLY EXCELLENT

You'll be challenged to think critically and strategically.

GLOBALLY CONNECTED

Extensive international network and study abroad opportunities.

AFFORDABLE

One of the best values for a Christian college in the Midwest.

ATHLETICS

We have 18 NCAA Division III varsity teams.

Child and Family Ministry, B.S.

Crown’s Child and Family Ministry bachelor’s degree program prepares graduates for ministry roles serving elementary school children and their families. Students in this degree are trained in Biblical patterns of generational ministry, child faith development, home environments, and various approaches of work and ministry programming with children, individually, and within the larger context of family and church community.

The Child and Family Ministry degree program also provides a solid foundation for those considering additional graduate studies at the Master’s level or who wish to assume critical roles in Children’s and/or Family Ministry programs within the church and other ministry organizations.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

98%

Receive
Financial Aid

15:1

Average
Class Ratio

70%

Faculty Hold
Doctoral Degrees



“Our full-time professors are active biblical scholars with international reputations. They are committed to using their extensive ministry and pastoral experience by training future leaders to change the world through Christ.” – Dr. Dean Erickson, Chair, BTMS Department

CORE COURSES:

  •   Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  •   Foundations of Discipleship Ministries
  •   Internship Orientation
  •   Internship Practicum
  •   Philosophy of Ministry
  •   Christian Ministry Internship
  •   Senior Seminar
  •   Children and Family Ministry
  •   Family Ministry
  •   Dynamics of Small Groups or Mentoring
  •   Teaching and Learning Theory or Expository Preaching
  •   Curriculum Design for Discipleship
  •   Discipleship Elective
  •   Early Childhood Elective
  •   Engaging Cultures in a Post-Postmodern World
  •   Principles of Ministry Leadership
  •   General Psychology
  •   Theology II: Human Redemption and Destiny
  •   Alliance Ministries

Child and Family Ministry, B.S.

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