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Become the Pastoral Leader Your Generation Needs with a Degree in Theology and a Concentration in Pastoral Leadership

The BA in Theology with a concentration in Pastoral Leadership Studies is designed to help you develop pastoral ministry skills for effective preaching, spiritual formation, pastoral care, leadership, and church administration. You will gain these key skills to help you become the servant God has called you to be.

Gain Practical Experience

You will have an opportunity to practice preaching and teaching in a classroom setting among your peers, develop a Code of Ethics governing your pastoral practice, and deepen your skills in pastoral care with professors who have had years of ministerial experience.

Make an Impact Through Internships

If you are interning at a local church or ministry during your time as a student at Vanguard, you can apply for practicum credit at Vanguard. Under the direction of a Vanguard faculty member and your on-site ministerial supervisor, you will have the opportunity to integrate academics and ministry.

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