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Youth Ministry Degree

A major in Youth Ministry at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of ministering to the next generation. As you consider an array of colleges with Youth Ministry majors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Youth Ministry taught with a biblical worldview. A Grace College Youth Ministry degree will help you make workable connections between biblical teaching and relational ministry, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Youth Ministry career. With a bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in community services, church administration, youth leading, and countless other areas. 

Future Youth Leader, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Evangelism
  • Youth Ministry
  • Bible
  • Theology
  • Spiritual Formation

Career Opportunities

  • Community Services
  • Coach
  • Church Administrator
  • Youth Leader
  • Missionary
  • Para-church Leader
  • Local Church Work
  • Camp Director

Internship Opportunities

  • Momentum Ministry Partners
  • Local Churches
  • Inner City

Youth Ministry is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Leaders
  • Compassionate
  • Intuitive
  • Independent Workers
  • Organized
  • Creative
  • Good Listeners
  • Good Communicators
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Featured Staff

Brent Mencarelli, M.Div.

Director & Assistant Professor of Youth Ministries
Tiberius Rata Grace College

Tiberius Rata, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Ministry Studies; Professor of Old Testament Studies

committed to the infallible Word of God

Number 1

model for ministry is the life of Jesus


the grade received from Niche for our top rated Winona Lake Community

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Experienced Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are expertly skilled in their fields and they care about your goals, future, and well being.

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Education with a Biblical Worldview

At the heart of a Grace education are academically challenging courses that are specifically designed to foster a thirst for character, competence, and service within the hearts and minds of our students.

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Being a transfer student, I felt God leading me to Grace because of its great academic programs, amazing professors, and its ever-present integration of faith and learning.

Grant Lawrence, Current Grace College Student

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