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Waxahachie, Texas – January 21, 2015 – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is named on Online Schools Center’s Top 20 Online Bachelor’s of Ministry Degree Programs ” list for 2016.

College of Bible & Church Ministries Dean Dr. Mike Clarensau adds, “Ministers live under the demands of enormous expectations and are called upon to demonstrate excellence in a wide array of responsibilities.” He continued, “Having access to the knowledge and experience of quality ministry teachers proves priceless.”

Along with a 100% online availability requirement, methodology includes accreditation, tuition rates, financial aid availability, admission requirements, program/coursework options and degree outcomes.

In developing this list, chose not to list the schools in an ordered way, but instead highlighted 20 of the best ministry degree programs in random order. ranked a pastoral ministry degree as the second most meaningful academic career path .

Dr. Clarensau explained, A Ministry degree program offers the student exposure to the full breadth of ministry experiences. Through their study, students get to experience so many facets of ministry and gain the best wisdom from those who have successfully navigated the road before them.”

“The complexity of today’s ministry work demands a well-designed plan of intentional training, the kind that students receive in dedicating themselves to the best preparation available.”

A ministry degree equips students for many different career options including becoming a pastor, a social worker, a missionary, a chaplain; being involved in a church administration, a Christian non-profit organization, and much more.

Dr. Clarensau concluded, “Today’s ministry programs provide numerous options for students to add specialties in addiction counseling, social work, community initiatives, education, and so much more. It seems just about any work that focuses on the needs of people provides an open door for those with extensive ministry training.”

SAGU offers degrees in (Click degree for more information):

Click here to view the entire “20 Best Schools for an Online Bachelor’s of Ministry Degree in 2016” List

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of Dallas/Fort Worth in Waxahachie, Texas. The University was established in 1927 as a Bible college and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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