Youth and Family Ministry (BS) + MS in Organizational Development Dual-Level Program

Gain the biblical knowledge and ministry philosophy of a youth and family ministry degree while you form a strong understanding of how organizations grow and function well with an MS in Organizational Development – all in as few as five years.

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Why Youth and Family Ministry (BS) + MS in Organizational Development?

A Youth and Family Ministry degree gives you a deep knowledge of the Bible and church leadership with a particular focus on ministry to young people and their families. Additionally, an MS in Organizational Development equips you with resources and training to collaborate with diverse groups of people, create a productive work environment, and promote positive change so you can help for-profit and nonprofit businesses expand their reach and operate at their maximum potential.


How it Works:

This program condenses six years of study (four-year bachelor’s + two-year master’s) into just five years by starting master-level courses as early as your junior year. By completing both degrees together, you will also continue to receive your undergraduate scholarships and financial aid for all five years of study, which will save you thousands of dollars.


Why Youth and Family Ministry (BS) + MS in Organizational Development at Cairn?

  • Receive hands-on training through ministry involvement and interaction with a ministry mentor.
  • Engage with practical, up-to-date strategies of youth ministry.
  • Form an understanding of organizational leadership from a Christian perspective
  • Understand youth ministry from a global perspective and take opportunities to experience various missional contexts
  • Take most graduate-level courses 100% online.
  • Utilize Cairn’s business connections to enter world-class internships while you study.
  • Be mentored by professors who have successful, global experience in business.
  • Study coursework relevant to today’s workforce.


Career Paths

  • Youth Pastor/Director
  • Parachurch ministry leader
  • Camp Director
  • Administrative position in an organization