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Posted: July 30, 2015

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Becoming a Christian minister is a great option for those who have a passion for Christianity, community, counseling and leadership. Earning a bachelor’s degree in an online learning environment is extremely convenient. You can enjoy flexible hours and not have to deal with commuting to school or classroom. You can earn your degree, receive a valuable education and build your career potential all in one place. If you feel that a career in the ministry is right for you, but you don’t have the time or the resources to make it onto a campus of your choice, then consider these top twenty online bachelor’s degrees for those seeking a career in Christian ministry.

The "20 Best Online Bachelors in Christian Ministry" were determined using publicly available data about cost and length of the program, a percentage of need met through non-loan financial aid, freshman retention, and completion rates. An additional consideration for US News assessment of the overall strength of online undergraduate programs, alumni assessment of the program and degree, student loan default rates and alumni giving. All programs are accredited by one or both of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

11.) Hope International University

Hope International’s Christian ministries degree can be pursued online for flexible hours. Students can save on resources by not having to commute to campus, and fit their courses into their busy schedule. Whether they are working students or have a family, Hope International allows ministers to pursue their degree online from the comfort of their home. Students take courses in missionary training, counseling, theology, administration, congregation leadership, and conflict resolution. There’s an emphasis on biblical studies and scripture reading at Hope International.

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