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Career Opportunities

Learn more about what you can do in the field of Christian Formation and Ministry.

We are committed to teaching and mentoring students to prepare them for effective ministry in any setting. While the discipline is not linked to any specific vocation, students majoring within the Christian Formation and Ministry Department generally focus on such areas as age-specific ministries (children's ministry, youth ministry, college and young adult ministry, and adult ministries), discipleship ministries, camping ministries, family ministries, cross-cultural ministries, school leadership, student development, and curriculum development. Students in recent years have gone out to work with churches, parachurch organizations, mission agencies, camps, schools, and colleges, as listed below.

  • Advanced Higher Education (including Wheaton College Accelerated M.A.)
  • Campus Ministry
  • Chaplaincy
  • Christian Camping
  • Cross-Cultural Ministry
  • Evangelistic Ministry
  • Inner City Ministry
  • Instructional/Curriculum Developer
  • Local Church Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education Director
  • Family Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Discipleship/Small Groups Ministry
  • Missions
  • Parachurch Ministry
  • Sports Ministry