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An affiliate campus of West Virginia Christian University

Now Enrolling for Fall 2024!

Centerbranch School of Ministry is now accepting applications for the 2024 school year!

If you have completed high school and want to explore a future in vocational ministry, check out CSOM today!

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Student Life

Church Ministry is not just a career. It's a way of life. CSOM incorporates education, Biblical discipleship, healthy community, and inter-generational mentoring to provide a well-rounded growth opportunity for each student. 



Earn an associates degree in Christian Theology in two years, while receiving hands-on ministry experience and mentoring in a growing and thriving church.

Visit CSOM

Visit CSOM

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Join us for Preview Days

Bring a couple friends or your whole youth group to come to Bridgeport and experience ​CSOM for yourself! Sit in on classes, go to chapel, and hang with a D-team to get a glimpse of life at CSOM. 

Contact us at the email below for details on the next preview day!

Schedule a Personal Visit

Email us at to schedule a personal visit. Feel free to bring a friend or a parent and be our honored guests for a day in the life at CSOM. Personal Visits can be scheduled Monday through Thursday.


For a paper copy of the application, click the link below to download.
Print, complete the form in its entirety and mail to:

Centerbranch School of Ministry
2301 Meadowbrook Mall
Bridgeport, WV 26330



How much will CSOM cost?

Centerbranch School of Ministry offers an associates degree in Christian Theology for $2,100 per semester. The degree requires 4 completed semesters at a total of 60 credit hours. The cost does not include housing or books. With that being said, there is a one-time book fee of $150 required upon enrollment. 

When will CSOM classes be held?

Classes will be held during daytime hours, 3 days a week, Tuesday - Thurdsday.  A sample schedule is available upon request! All classes and practicum activities will be held in person at Centerbranch Church. 

Is CSOM accredited? 

Yes. Centerbranch School of Ministry is accredited by Transworld Accrediting Commission who provides credentials to such schools as The River Bible Institute, Kenneth Copeland Bible College, Rhema Bible College, and more!

More questions?
Please don't hesitate to give us a call at 304-622-1038 
Or, send an email to to schedule a virtual meeting or phone call. We are available to answer all your questions -- big and small. We want you to be confident in your decision to follow the call of God on your life and we are excited to help you make it happen! 

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