Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Theology (Online)
Integrating theology with a practical approach focused on the Bible, spirituality, culture, and ethics, Loyola University New Orleans offers a 100% online bachelor of theology and ministry degree. Designed to shape compassionate, faithful leaders, the B.A. in ministry and theology is geared towards adults and emphasizes real-world implications to prepare graduates to serve their communities effectively. Coursework for the online theology degree promotes a broad vision of ministry as practiced in church settings and beyond, wherever people of faith live and work.
Online Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Theology Curriculum
Flexible online courses taught by experts.
Leveraging the experience and wisdom of Loyola’s faculty and fellow classmates, students in the online ministry degree become reflective in their faith and qualified to serve in a variety of leadership positions within parishes, schools, and diocesan offices, or in the fields of business, law, healthcare, criminal justice, government, counseling, teaching, non-profit, or public sector work.
Bachelor of arts in ministry and theology
Loyola's online ministry and theology degree consists of 120 credit hours, which includes:
- 30 credits of Major courses
- 36 credits of Loyola Core courses
- 54 credits of General Elective courses
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
See what our faculty, students & alumni are accomplishing
Recently, Orbis Books, a leader in religious publishing since 1970, launched Preaching Racial Justice, a book that faculty member Deborah Wilhelm co-edited. Deborah earned her Master of Pastoral Studies at the Loyola Institute for Ministry before earning her Doctor of Ministry degree.
"In my time here the coursework and the spiritual formation has encouraged—and even pushed me—to change and to grow. [What] we do in LIM is practical theology . . . and I’ve discovered that [theology] is so much more interesting and life-giving when approached in this practical way."
—Jeremiah Smith, current student
Bachelor of Ministry & Theology Program
Ignatian Ministries, offering retreats, resources, and community to assist people to deepen their faith and accompany others, is the latest initiative from LIM alumna Becky Eldredge.
bachelor of ministry and theology
Applications are accepted year-round for enrollment for Fall, Spring, and Summer.
Application deadlines: August 1, January 1, May 1