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Professional Studies: Religion

Offered: On Campus and Online Apply

The religion major with a concentration in ministry and leadership is designed for individuals who are involved in church or parachurch activities, and who wish to gain knowledge to improve themselves personally and professionally. Upon graduating, students will be prepared for graduate studies and/or to take a leadership role in their community.

Religion: Ministry & Leadership (B.A.)

The B.A. in Religion with an emphasis in Ministry and Leadership has courses such as church history, foundation of Christian ethics, and pastoral care and counseling.

Accreditations

West Coast Science
Western Association of Schools & Colleges
Awesome Biology
Assemblies of God
Awesome Biology
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Meet Our Faculty

Gregory Austring

Gregory Austring

Religion, School for Professional Studies- Business
Sarah Cassell

Sarah Cassell

Student Success Coordinator
Religion Graduate, Religion
Roli Dela Cruz

Roli Dela Cruz

Associate Professor of New Testatment
Religion
Willem Dogterom

Willem Dogterom

Professor of Pastoral Ministries & Spiritual Formation
Religion, Religion & Leadership Studies
Roger Heuser

Roger Heuser

Religion Graduate, Religion, Graduate Organizational Psychology
Richard Israel

Richard Israel

Religion Graduate
Frank Macchia

Frank Macchia

Religion Graduate, Religion
Doug Petersen

Doug Petersen

Religion Graduate, Religion, School for Professional Studies- Business
Markita Roberson

Markita Roberson

Religion
Gary Tyra

Gary Tyra

Religion
Diana Wahlstedt

Diana Wahlstedt

Administrative Assistant
Religion
April Westbrook

April Westbrook

Religion

A Sampling of Professional Studies: Religion Courses

MILD 365

A Theology of Church Mission and Ministry

A Theology of Church Mission and Ministry

A theological understanding of the ministry of the church and its mission to the world.

MILD 368

Leadership in Christian Organizations

Leadership in Christian Organizations

Building effective ministry through the development of a healthy interior life, an understanding of a situational approach to leadership, and knowing the leader’s role in the congregation’s vision and mission.

MILD 422

Conflict Management

Conflict Management

An examination of the nature and causes of conflict in the local church and religious organizations, and the principles of effective intervention strategies.

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