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Christian Studies


Christian studies programs focus on the development of the Christian faith.

Christian studies programs include topics such as:


Some community colleges and two-year schools offer associate degree programs in Christian studies. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Many colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in Christian studies. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

Several universities offer graduate degrees in Christian studies. A master's degree typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor's degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master's degree.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program by taking courses in high school that prepare you for college. This typically includes four years of English, three years of math, three years of social studies, and two years of science. Some colleges also require two years of a second language.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This program typically includes the following courses:

Things to Know

In most cases, Christian studies programs are offered at private Christian universities.

A major in Christian studies is good preparation for seminary school, mission work, or advanced degrees in theology.


East Side Area

Walla Walla University

King-Snohomish Area

Seattle Bible College

Seattle Pacific University

Spokane Area

Whitworth University

Tacoma Area

Faith International University & Seminary