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Youth Ministries Concentration and Minor

Youth Ministries Concentration and Minor

Youth Ministries Concentration or Minor at Messiah College

The youth ministries concentration and minor at Messiah College provides you with general orientation to youth work through a combination of coursework and field experience. Specialized courses in youth ministry topics, adolescent development and counseling help you prepare for entry-level positions in congregational and para-church ministries. You’ll also acquire competency in biblical and theological reflection, critical thinking and written and oral communication skills.

Job options for graduates of the youth ministries concentration and minor:

  • Youth pastor
  • Urban youth ministry
  • Christian education
  • Counselor
  • Sports ministry
  • Church administrator
  • Missionary
  • Humanitarian services
  • Pastor/chaplain