Close this search box.

Bachelor of Science
in theology

Academic Department

8:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST




Bachelor of science in theology

This program is designed for students who desire to be prepared for ministry. It will enable students to grow in their faith, get equipped with the knowledge and understanding of Biblical doctrines and fundamental theological concepts, and help them acquire practical skills to become a Christian leader and minister in a multicultural context, impacting the world globally.

You may complete this degree in person or via distance education format.

Students majoring in Theology will:

  1. Defend their knowledge of major biblical doctrines and obtain a coherent understanding of the fundamental theological concepts.
  2. Evaluate the historical setting of the Bible and make application to contemporary culture.
  3. Synthesize personal spiritual formation through biblical Christian practices.
  4. Practice leadership skills and demonstrate the necessary ability to minister in various cultures.
  5. Demonstrate critical thinking skills, reading comprehension, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills, and writing skills that are on par with B.S. levels and national norms.
  6. Evidence an undergraduate level of understanding in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

Higher Education for a Higher Purpose. That is the heart behind all we do at Elim. Our academic programs are designed to meet each student where they are at and then stretch and grow them to fulfill God’s call on their lives. From one-year foundation building programs to an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree, we have the right program for you!

Practical Experience

Elim is more than an academic institution. It imparts a heart for ministry and provides students with in-depth practical experience. Students experience hands-on ministry in the local community through their Student Ministry. They also participate in a three-week internship in New York City, providing them intense opportunities to grow and learn in an urban ministry environment.


Since Elim is an approved Title IV school, U.S. applicants have the opportunity to apply for federal and state aid. 100% of full-time students receive financial assistance from the government and/or from Elim. Since Elim’s costs are already very reasonably priced, many of our students are surprised when they receive their award notice and realize that they can actually afford to pursue their degree at Elim.