Dec 05, 2022  
2020-2021 Southeastern University - Unrestricted Education Catalog 
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Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Pastoral Care and Counseling (Online) Four-Year Plan

Program Description

The online Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership – Pastoral Care & Counseling track degree program prepares students for ministry leadership—in local churches, faith-based non-profit organizations, and other ministry contexts—through an interdisciplinary curriculum of courses in foundational core (i.e., English, psychology, math, science, etc.), Bible, theology, ministry, and ministry practicum The final 18 hours of the major core is an interdisciplinary study in psychology, counseling, and pastoral care. Students who complete this degree program will be able to:


  1. Properly use hermeneutical tools to exegete and apply the Bible in ministry contexts
  2. Analyze and apply basic Christian theology in ministry contexts
  3. Apply planning, team, financial leadership skills in ministry contexts
  4. Engage in helping pastoral relationships in ministry contexts
  5. Integrate their biblical interpretation, theological, leadership, and biblical studies competencies in ministry contexts

Year One

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Year Three

Year Four

Total Program Hours - 120 Hours