Community Relief and Development Degree - Evangel University be_ixf;ym_202111 d_28; ct_50

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Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor of Science Degree

The Community Relief and Development degree educates and equips students to deliver and lead compassion-based care that elevates and empowers the lives of the impoverished, hungry, and hurting. This degree prepares students to deliver humanitarian care based on a foundation of God’s compassion and to apply biblical theology to the practice of humanitarian care. Students learn principles to be effective in a variety of domestic and international settings, including nonprofit leadership, volunteerism, disaster response, holistic self-care, community development, public policy, partnership cultivation, and advocacy. Curriculum emphasizes the best practices and real-world experience while establishing a strong academic knowledge base, and culminates with a capstone experience.

In-Person Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts

Signature Courses Include

  • Philanthropy Theory and Practice
  • Principles of Relief and Development
  • International Disaster Relief
  • Working with Migrants and Refugee Population

Online Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science

Signature Courses Include 

  • Domestic and International Disaster Services
  • Holistic Development
  • Health Management in Global Settings
  • Applied Sustainability

The Bachelor of Science degree is awarded by Evangel University and requires a total of 124 credits for completion.