Ministry Schools in Texas

Even if Texas may not be the first state you think of when contemplating higher education, a closer look may change your mind. Ministry schools in Texas can provide students with the learning and skills they need to succeed as a ministry worker. There are 20 ministry colleges in Texas for students to choose from. 709 students were reported to have graduated from ministry programs in Texas in the 2008-2009 school year.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Ministry Schools in Abilene Abilene Christian University
1600 Campus Court
Abilene, TX, 79699
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Hardin-Simmons University
2200 Hickory
Abilene, TX, 79698
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
  • Masters in Christian Studies
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Austin Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
100 E 27th St
Austin, TX, 78705
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
501 E. 32nd St.
Austin, TX, 78705
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Belton University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
900 College St
Belton, TX, 76513
  • Bachelors in Christian Studies
Ministry Schools in Brownwood Howard Payne University
1000 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX, 76801
  • Bachelors in Christian Studies
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
  • Masters in Youth Ministry
Ministry Schools in Dallas Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX, 75211
  • Masters in Youth Ministry
Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX, 75204
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Southern Methodist University
6425 Boaz St
Dallas, TX, 75275
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Fort Worth Brite Divinity School
2800 S. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX, 76129
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
2001 West Seminary Drive
Fort Worth, TX, 76115
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Houston Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX, 77074
  • Bachelors in Christian Studies
  • Masters in Christian Studies
Houston Graduate School of Theology
2501 Central Parkway Suite A19
Houston, TX, 77092
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
University of St Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX, 77006
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Longview LeTourneau University
2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX, 75607
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
Ministry Schools in Lubbock Lubbock Christian University
5601 19th Street
Lubbock, TX, 79407
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Marshall East Texas Baptist University
1209 North Grove St.
Marshall, TX, 75670
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
Ministry Schools in Plainview Wayland Baptist University
1900 W 7th St.
Plainview, TX, 79072
  • Associates in Christian Studies
  • Bachelors in Christian Studies
  • Masters in Christian Studies
Ministry Schools in Waco Baylor University
500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX, 76798
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)
Ministry Schools in Waxahachie Southwestern Assemblies of God University
1200 Sycamore
Waxahachie, TX, 75165
  • Bachelors in Youth Ministry
  • Masters in Divinity / Ministry (BD MDiv)

Ministry Salaries in Texas

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Austin $32,490.00 $41,290.00 $47,390.00 $52,000.00 $58,810.00 $47,270.00
Brownwood $34,510.00 $38,820.00 $42,990.00 $49,390.00 $55,730.00 $43,580.00
Dallas $31,360.00 $37,685.00 $47,600.00 $68,790.00 $78,100.00 $52,855.00
Fort Worth $15,390.00 $22,560.00 $35,010.00 $51,480.00 $62,350.00 $37,610.00
Houston $25,075.00 $32,185.00 $46,815.00 $65,780.00 $76,435.00 $50,135.00
Marshall $30,920.00 $33,360.00 $37,660.00 $44,200.00 $47,620.00 $38,300.00
Plainview $34,510.00 $38,820.00 $42,990.00 $49,390.00 $55,730.00 $43,580.00
Waco $34,000.00 $37,650.00 $47,640.00 $56,780.00 $65,370.00 $50,020.00
Waxahachie $31,360.00 $37,685.00 $47,600.00 $68,790.00 $78,100.00 $52,855.00

Ministry Jobs in Texas

Ministry Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Biblical Studies Teacher
  • Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Management of Financial Resources: Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
  • Read from sacred texts such as the Bible, Torah, or Koran.
  • Pray and promote spirituality.
  • Train leaders of church, community, and youth groups.
Church Activities Director
  • Systems Evaluation: Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Operation Monitoring: Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Collaborate with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs, and to develop ways to encourage program participation.
  • Develop and direct study courses and religious education programs within congregations.
  • Plan and conduct conferences dealing with the interpretation of religious ideas and convictions.
Church Staffer

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