Bachelor of Theology

Ozark's Bachelor of Theology (BTh) degree prepares students to integrate biblical scholarship with service to God's church. Students who complete this 5-year, 160-credit-hour degree will be ready to serve as preaching or teaching ministers in local churches, and to continue in graduate study toward a career in academia. Unique aspects of the program include two years of biblical language study, specialized courses in theology, and a senior thesis guided by a member of the faculty. Read the basic BTh requirements here.

This degree has three major options. Click each to read more.


On Campus

Your time at OCC will be marked by excellent Bible teaching, practical ministry training and a caring community.

On Campus


Online learning delivers the same quality, biblical education and ministry training in flexible eight-week classes.

Online Learning

Cooperative Program

Our co-op program with Missouri Southern State University lets students earn bachelor's degrees from each school.

Co-Op Program


The Seth Wilson Library holds nearly 100,000 books and audio-visual materials.

Seth Wilson Library

Academic Resource Center

The ARC offers extra academic assistance and special needs accommodations.

OCC Learning Center

Registrar's Office

Transcript request? Contact our registrar, who maintains all academic records.

Contact the Registrar
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