Geneva College

Student Ministry Major

Click here to visit the Geneva College Bible department Web page.The student ministry major delivers the foundation, ministry skills, and attitudes that will prepare students to serve as ministers to youth in church or para-church settings. Students can choose to specialize in Urban Ministry, Children's Ministry, Outdoor/Experiential Education, or College Ministry.

In the senior year of study, students must complete an internship, equipping them with hands on experience where classroom knowledge can be practically applied. Faculty who teach in this major combine education with church experience, delivering to students an enriched learning context.

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For more information check out the Student Ministry Blog.

Why major in student ministry at Geneva College?

    Develop the foundation, ministry skills and attitude to minister to youth in church or para-church settings
  • Choose to specialize in Urban Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Outdoor/Experiential Education or College Ministry
  • Combine classroom education with church experience
  • Faculty with long-term ministry experience will train you in evangelism and discipleship
  • Get hands-on experience through internships and a variety of other opportunities, such as: local churches, Young Life, Silver Ring Thing, Coalition for Christian Outreach, LeaderTreks, Ligonier Camp, Summer’s Best Two Weeks, Tiger Pause and many more. 

Classes you might take

  • studentmin_team.jpgBiblical theology
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Evangelism
  • Methods of Teaching the Bible
  • Introduction to Urban Student Ministry

What can you do with a student ministry degree?

  • Church youth director
  • Seminary or graduate school
  • Campus ministries
  • Children’s ministry
  • Outdoor education


Kenny Crosswhite 

When Doubt Derails Your Ministry - Kenny Crosswhite
Session 1 -
Investigating the paralyzing doubts of ministry.

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