Bachelor of Arts in Applied Ministry
The Heart of Texas Foundation College of Ministry provides the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Ministry to women with extremely long prison sentences. Women with extremely long prison sentences must qualify according to educational and behavioral standards set by and agreed upon between the college and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Each application year, incarcerated women from all over the state of Texas are given the opportunity to apply. A class of up to 40 women are carefully selected. The new class is transferred from all over the state of Texas to the Hobby Unit in Marlin, located one hour north of College Station.