Master of Arts in Youth Ministry Leadership
Columbia International University

Program Details

Columbia International University offers an online Master of Arts in Youth Ministry Leadership program for those who want to reach out to the next generation.  The curriculum prepares students to evangelize and disciple youth and their families through the power of Jesus Christ and equip others for youth ministry.  Courses help students develop a biblical philosophy and effective strategies for the field while helping them learn to integrate appropriately current trends of youth and family culture.  You will learn to demonstrate the leadership skills needed to plan, direct, and evaluate ministry practices for youth and their families.  Graduates are prepared to work as church youth pastors, as members of campus ministry teams, in camp and retreat ministry contexts, and through experiential learning in outdoor settings.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Letter of reference
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges