Traditional Undergraduate

Women in Ministry Leadership

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Bachelor’s/Master’s (4+1) & Minor Available



Course Length

16 weeks (semester)

Delivery Method

Traditional On-Campus, Lancaster

Why Study Women in Ministry Leadership at LBC | Capital?

If you feel called to ministry, leadership and discipleship and are a passionate and committed woman of God, this may be the program for you! Lancaster Bible College’s Women in Ministry Leadership major places a strong emphasis on equipping women with the tools they need to be skilled leaders who disciple and teach effectively – wherever God calls them.

Today, graduates of this program work in a variety of contexts: in the Middle East among sex trafficking victims, as admissions counselors at Christian colleges and universities, and as missionaries and ministry leaders in churches and parachurch ministries.

As a student, you’ll be provided with multiple opportunities to discover your unique design by exploring personality, giftedness, passions and talents. Leadership styles will be discussed that will prepare you to serve with men and women in meaningful and effective workplace partnerships.

Where LBC Students Have Interned

  • Bible study leader and missional intern, Dominican Republic
  • Women’s Restoration Coach, North Star Initiative
  • Women’s Ministry intern, local church

Can I Transfer Credits?

Yes! Read about LBC’s transfer policy.

Other Program Selections

Bachelor’s + Master’s Option (4+1)
Minor – 12 credits
See bottom of this page for more information

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Bachelor's Program Scope

Women in Ministry Leadership (125 Credits)

Bible & Theology Core 43 Credits

Arts & Sciences Core 37 Credits

Women In Ministry Leadership Core 45 Credits

View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and program details.

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Program Distinctives - What makes this LBC | Capital program unique?
  • Practical ministry internship in partnership with local Lancaster-area churches.
  • Learn from women with years of experience in ministry.
  • Form long-lasting mentor and peer-to-peer relationships.
  • Earn your degree from an accredited Bible college in PA.
Career Paths

The Women in Ministry Leadership bachelor’s degree prepares students for a wide range of ministry contexts. Here is a sampling of careers and opportunities this degree affords:

  • Women’s Ministry Director
  • Director of Pregnancy Center
  • Women’s Health Counselor
  • Student Services Staff
  • Campus Ministry Liaison
  • Cross-Cultural Discipleship Leader
Program Goals – In this program, students will…
  • Demonstrate integrity as a Christ-follower and leader.
  • Articulate a biblical and personal philosophy of ministry.
  • Acquire skills for Bible-centered, discipleship-based ministry with women.
  • Cultivate skills to build and lead ministry teams.
  • Understand the cultural challenges unique to being a woman in ministry leadership.
Core Courses for a Women In Ministry Leadership Student
  • CML 102 Foundations of Ministry (3)
  • CML 210 Fundamentals of Leadership (3)
  • CML 440/480 CML TraveLearn Elective (3)
  • WML 121 Survey of Women’s Ministries (3)
  • CML 201 Teaching Skills (3)
  • WML 221 Discipleship Counseling of Women (3)
  • CML 323 Spiritual Formation in the Local Church (3)
  • WML 415 Leadership as a Woman in Ministry (3)
  • WML 350 WML Internship (3)
  • WML 450 WML Practicum (3)
  • CML 399 TraveLearn Seminar (0)
  • MIN 509 *Spiritual Formation and Discipleship (3)

Visit the catalog for the complete listing and descriptions.

Minoring in the Program

These are the required courses for a minor in Women in Ministry Leadership (12 credits)

  • WML 121 Survey of Women’s Ministry (3)
  • WML 221 Discipleship Counseling of Women (3)
  • WML 415 Leadership as a Woman in Ministry (3)
  • THE 411 Role of Women in the Church (THE/WML) (3)

View the Academic Catalog for details.

Bachelor + Master Options in Women in Ministry Leadership

LBC | Capital’s unique 4+1 program provides students the opportunity to earn their undergraduate BA degree in Women in Ministry Leadership while also pursuing a Master of Arts either in Ministry (MAM) or Biblical Studies (MABS). A student can experience all the benefits of dynamic undergraduate student life all five years while maximize your time in college and minimize the cost of your education without sacrificing the quality of your experience. Graduate-level courses taken during undergraduate studies fulfill both undergraduate elective requirements and graduate program requirements.  In the 4+1 program, students are dual-enrolled in LBC and Capital Seminary & Graduate School.

A student may opt for the 4+1 track at any point up through the beginning of their junior year. Before a student is formally admitted to the track, an evaluation will be conducted by their academic advisor. The evaluation considers the student’s previous academic performance, character and ability, and the recommendation of another LBC faculty member. Students that complete the 4+1 program can start their professional career sooner with the right credentials.

Meet the Faculty

Rebekah Strangarity, MA
Adjunct Faculty

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