Master or specialist-level programs may be completed in residence within 1 or 2 years, or even less through semester, summer school and/or Extended Education study. The Seminary and Graduate School of Religion and the School of Education provide unique scheduling for those involved in full-time Christian ministry. Students may complete their work during the June and July summer sessions or during the 2-week block courses in January or July, or through special block scheduling offered both first and second semester each year.
Full-time Christian Ministry Workers
The Seminary and Graduate School of Religion Pastoral Partnership Program is for those involved in full-time Christian ministry. BJU graduates who qualify will not be required to fulfill other student requirements, such as attendance at chapel, opening services, Bible Conference, etc. Students taking daytime classes who have never attended BJU will be required to attend chapel 1 day per week but will be exempt from other student attendance requirements.
Christian School Administrators
The School of Education Christian School Partnership Program is to help meet the need for qualified, well-educated administrators in Christian schools. BJU has 3 kinds of financial assistance for those currently serving as administrators or those who wish to train to assume such a role in the future. For further information, contact the Financial Aid Office by email or by phone at 864.242.5100 ext. 3037.