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Earn an Exciting Degree and Follow Your Call. 

In our restless world, it is more important than ever for persons of faith to step into positions of leadership. 

The Church is looking for those who can take their call and turn it into a journey of faith. At Kansas Wesleyan University, you will prepare for a ministry career in an environment intentionally designed to promote the interaction of faith and learning. You will be challenged, stretched and inspired in a contex that supports your calling. 

This distinctive major combines coursework in four core areas that are designed to prepare well-rounded leaders for the challenges that the Church faces today:

  • Bible
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Ministry
  • Educational and Social Sciences

Our close partnerships with area congregations and other local agencies provide every student with the opportunity to put their faith into action in real world settings through field placement and meaningful local and regional internships. 

Major Requirements

  • Ethics
  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Jesus and His Teachings
  • One of these two courses:         
    > Prophets
    > Paul and His Teachings
  • Christian Faith
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Introduction to Service-Learning
  • Practice of Ministry
  • Internship
  • Senior Seminar


  • Developmental Psychology
  • Marriage and the Family
  • Foundations of American Education
  • Spiritual Care and Disaster Settings
  • Leadership and Personal Development
  • Fundatmentals of Acocunting and Finance
  • Prinicples of Management
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Psychology of Religion

For more information about the Christian Ministry major at Kansas Wesleyan University, please call (785) 827-5541, ext. 2340 or email