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Youth Ministry

Develop a strategy for fulfilling your life’s purpose.

The Youth Ministry program will challenge you to think deeply and critically about Biblical and theological questions of faith, tradition, reason and religious identity and their application and appropriation in youth ministry settings.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

You will be prepared for full-time employment in youth ministry settings and for the seminary or graduate programs in religion.

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Gain Practical Experiences

Engaged learning opportunities throughout your course work and an onsite semester long internship.


Expert Faculty

Work with faculty who maintain high standards of excellence, immerse you in the historical critical approach to the Bible, and challenge you to think critically about your faith and religious tradition.

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Endowed Lecture Series

The Warren W. Willis Lecture in Religion and The Biblical Symposium— bring outstanding scholars and thinkers to campus.

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Study Abroad

Take advantage of study-abroad experiences in places like Turkey, Greece, and Italy.

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Program Details

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

The program culminates in a semester-long supervised internship in a youth ministry setting.

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Clubs and Organizations

Our majors are eligible for induction into Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society for religious studies and theology.

Graduate Opportunities

Florida Southern College’s Religion program boasts a 100% placement rate in graduate programs.

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