Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry program is a foundational degree available at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Leavell College.  This degree will provide a broad foundation for ministry in various settings or for further study at the master’s level.  Students will complete core courses and then select two minors and 18 hours of free electives to complete this flexible program. 

The minors available for more in-depth study include:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Missions
  • Youth Ministry
  • Music and Worship

The Bachelor’s degree requires general education competencies to complete the process, as well.  You will gain skills in critical thinking, oral communication, written communication, and quantitative reasoning.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have been a Christian for at least one year
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Official transcripts
  • Church statement
  • Statement of conversion and call
  • References

School Accreditation Statement

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges