Minor in Youth Ministries

Bible & Ministry Department


The minor in Youth Ministries is a program of study designed to provide the student with knowledge of the basic principles of youth ministry. Coursework for the minor can be used to fulfill elective requirements in a major area of study.

Program Type
Total Credits
Program Director
Jeffrey Riley
Program Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Develop an historical framework and Biblical philosophy for Christian education.
  2. Acquire a fundamental knowledge and methodology of youth ministry.
  3. Become acquainted with the uniqueness of adolescent development and how to reach them.
  4. Develop basic pastoral administration and leadership skills.
Program Requirements
  • Educational Ministries 1 (EM 106)
  • Technology in Ministry (EM 231)
  • Introduction to Youth Ministry (EM 260)
  • Youth Culture and Challenges (EM 310)
  • Teaching Bible (EM 321)
  • Ministry Leadership (EM 350)
  • Educational Ministries Elective
The youth ministry program at Emmaus Bible College is characterized by a genuine love for students, a firm commitment to teaching, and a strong desire to equip students with the necessary tools for ministry. Being a graduate of Emmaus Bible College's youth ministry program, I am equipped to communicate the Word to students in a way that is relevant to them, and to implement programs that are both theologically sound and developmentally appropriate.
Sui Thang
Sui Thang, Emmaus Youth Ministries Graduate