Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Transformational Christian Ministry offered through Warner University is an adult learning program that may be completed entirely online. The online program is designed to work with students concurrently called to ministry while still providing the same level of academic quality found within Warner’s on-campus programs. As a full-time student, the program may be completed in 16 months.

Students will be need to complete 36 credits to satisfy the graduation credit requirement. The program’s credits are fulfilled through the completion of 14 courses. Some of the required courses are Leadership for the 21st Century, Interpretation for Teaching & Communication, and Integrative Seminar in Ministry Leadership. The program also offers students the opportunity to customize their course of study by selecting two upper division courses within the subjects of Biblical Commentary and Ministry.

The program consists of three semesters. Each semester includes two, eight-week periods. During each eight week period, full-time students will have the opportunity to enroll in two courses. To maintain the full-time status, students are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits each semester. Part-time enrollment limits financial aid options for students that require such resources.

The curriculum will instruct students within a number of different church ministry subjects. Courses will cover topics such as discipleship mandate, philosophy of pastoral care, and modern evangelism methods. Students will also gain experience with implementing formal teaching-learning events, investigating Spiritual Friendship and Direction, and applying biblical hermeneutics.

The program also offers current Associate of Science in Church Ministry program students the opportunity to begin work on the Bachelor program. In order to qualify, students must have completed the required prerequisites and have only one semester left within the Associate program.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Warner University, a co-educational private Christian liberal arts college located in Lake Wales, Florida, was established in 1968. The school is situated on a 360-acre campus in central Florida, between Tampa and Orlando. Warner University was founded by the Southeastern Association of the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana, and was originally known as Warner Southern College. A liberal arts curriculum is offered in a variety of disciplines that prepare students for the demands of the professional workplace, as well as for the challenges of graduate school. Warner University’s mission is to graduate individuals that exemplify Christian character and academic excellence, and are prepared to lead and are committed to serve. 

    WU offers undergraduate and graduate programs from the following schools:

    • School of Ministry, Arts & Sciences
    • School of Business
    • School of Education
    • School of Distance Education

    Warner Online houses programs for completely online associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.


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