Learn to minister to families across generations with Campbellsville University's online Bachelor of Science in Marriage and Family Ministry.

Ranked in the top 50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S.

Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 2–4 Years
Credit Hours: 120
Cost Per Credit: $424
Accreditation: SACSCOC

B.S. Marriage and Family Ministry Overview

In the Campbellsville’s BS in Marriage and Family Ministry program, students develop a keen awareness of marriage and family issues to address spiritual, physical and emotional needs. Learners gain a practical skill set that will help them work effectively with couples and families to promote resilience and support through a Christian perspective.

Our degree program offers small class sizes, expert faculty who follow a servant leadership model and hands-on experience through 150 hours of supervised internship experience. Classes are delivered in a flexible, online format that allows learners to access coursework whenever and wherever they wish. Our graduates are prepared to make a difference in churches, care facilities or through mission work.

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Course Map

Through in-depth courses lead by experienced instructors, each student will build a foundation of biblical, theological, historical, pastoral, educational and practical aspects for Christian ministry through their BS degree. The 120 credit hours of coursework includes 41 credit hours of general education requirements, 57 credit hours within the degree area, and 22 free electives, and is designed to ensure students get a well-rounded view of what it takes to successfully minister to families. Depending on the number of credits transferred, learners can complete the degree in as few as two years. View our curriculum below.

Admissions Requirements

To apply to Campbellsville’s bachelor’s in marriage and family ministry program, prospective students must submit or complete the following:

  1. Online application.
  2. Submit official copies of transcripts from each college or university previously or currently attended, along with a complete record of all courses attempted, to the Office of Admissions.
  3. If transferring less than 24 credit hours, submit official high school transcript.

Costs & Financial Aid

The online bachelor’s in marriage and family ministry costs $424 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.

Careers in Marriage and Family Ministry

Those who graduate from Campbellsville University’s online bachelor’s in marriage and family ministry can advance their career. Potential career outcomes include:

  • Marriage and Family Minister
  • Lead Pastor/Minister
  • Family Specialist
  • Coordinator of Marriage and Family Ministries
  • Spiritual Formation Pastor
  • Director of Marriage and Family Life
  • House Parent
  • Direct Support Caregiver
  • Youth Care Specialist

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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