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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN LEADERSHIP & MINISTRY

Pursue your calling to lead in a church or para-church ministry.

Description:

The Associate of Arts in Leadership and Ministry is for adults involved in or preparing for ministry as a vocation or avocation. Students are challenged to think biblically about all aspects of life, develop spiritually in themselves and others, enhance their ministry skills and engage with the world. The curriculum mixes practical and theoretical knowledge through classroom work, research and classroom work, research, and real world experience.

Career Opportunities:

This degree is applicable in any career field, but it is especially designed for church and para-church ministries emphasizing leadership, preaching, teaching and general ministry skills, as well as for students interested in graduate school and seminary training.

CORE CLASSES

Semester 1

GEN 121

Personal and Bible Study Skills

3

GEN 123

College Writing and Research

3

LEA 171

Introduction to Leadership

3

HUM/BIB 133

Philosophy and Worldview

3

 

Semester 2

MIN 161

Living the Christian Faith

3

BIB 141

Old Testament Survey

3

BIB 143

New Testament Survey

3

HUM 131

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Semester 3

MIN 163

Sharing and Defending the Christian Faith

3

LEA 173

Communication for Leaders

3

HUM 231

World Civilizationsg

3

HUM 233

Cultural Diversity

3

 

Semester 4

THE 253

Fundamentals of Theology

3

MIN 261

Discipling & Mentoring in the Christian Faith

3

HUM/THE 255

Introduction to Dispensational Theology

3

GEN

Exploring God’s World

3

 

Semester 5

LEA 271

Biblical Stewardship

3

MIN 263

Teaching the Christian Faith

3

LEA 273

Issues in Christian Leadership

3

LEA 279

Leadership and Ministry Capstone

3

 

Total Credits

60

 

What students love

  • Experienced and highly rated faculty
  • A stimulating academic environment
  • Cohort groups of 10-16 students provide maximum interaction and support from instructors
  • Cohorts meet one night per week or 100% online in an efficient, accelerated program
  • Students from a variety of cultures and ministry backgrounds

 

Admission Requirements:

  • Admissions Application Free to Apply
  • Official Transcripts from all prior colleges where the student wishes to transfer college credits.
  • Ministry Reference (name and number listed on application)

 

Length

  • 24 months

Credits

  • 60 Credits