Juvenile Justice Ministry

Minister holistically to youth offenders & their families

Lay people, chaplains, prison ministry volunteers, para-church organizations, and corrections professionals can all benefit from learning this comprehensive approach for effective intervention, service, and advocacy for those under corrections control and for those who have reentered the community. The MA in Urban Studies with concentration in Juvenile Justice Ministry prepares students to effectively serve both youth and adults.

About the MA in Urban Studies, Juvenile Justice Ministry Concentration:

"Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." Hebrews 13:3

  • The program is 39 credits (24 in Urban Studies, 15 in Juvenile Justice Ministry)
  • Eastern offers a blended delivery (online + on ground / residency learning)
  • Financial Aid and scholarships are available
  • Students gain practical knowledge from expert faculty members

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