Christian Education and Church Leadership

The Christian Education and Church Leadership program is designed to prepare students for graduate study and full-time Christian vocations. The major is certified by the United Methodist Board of Higher Education in Christian Education and in Youth Ministry. Within the major, students may choose to earn a letter of endorsement for specialization in children’s ministry, youth ministry, family ministry, outreach ministry or pastoral leadership. Job placements in ministry or related to the church include program director, director of Christian education, minister of education, pastor, church and community worker, and director of children, youth and/or adult ministries.

Recent graduates of Wesleyan have been accepted for graduate or seminary study at:

  • Candler School of Theology              
  • Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
  • United Theological Seminary
  • Wesley Theological Seminary
  • Drew Theological Seminary
  • Miami (OH) University