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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ministry Leadership, BA (Online)

College Ministry; Center for Online and Extended Education
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts
Credits Required 120 semester credits
Faculty Lead Steve Mills
CIP Code 39.0699
Available at Online and NU Oregon

The Ministry Leadership major is designed to prepare students for volunteer or vocational ministry within churches and para-church organizations. Courses in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Practical Ministry ensure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to lead a broad range of ministries. This program qualifies the student educationally for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials.

Graduates with a degree in Ministry Leadership are able to:

  1. Apply basic biblical and theological knowledge with the practice of ministry and daily life;
  2. Develop leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in fulfilling the divine call and function of pastoral ministry;
  3. Develop basic preaching/teaching skills necessary for ministerial service;
  4. Compose a philosophy of ministry that encompasses God, the church, family, self-understanding, a servant’s heart and meaningful relationships with others within a variety of cultures.

For further information about entering the Ministry Leadership program, contact the Center for Online and Extended Education Enrollment Office for an information packet and further details.

Contact the Center for Online and Extended Education Admissions Office for an information packet.

Core Curriculum Requirements: 60

Humanities: 9

6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)

  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9

6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)

  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:

Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Exercise Science (EXSC), Geography (GEOG), Information Technology (INTC), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI), or User Experience Design (UXDE)

Science and Mathematics: 6

  • MATH xxxx - College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx - Science course with Lab 3 credits

Formation and Calling: 3

Core Electives: 12

Any college-level courses

Ministry Leadership Major: 39

Optional Concentration

This optional concentration may be completed as part of the electives.

Worship Concentration: 21

General Electives: 0-21

Must include at least three ministry internship or practicum credits applicable to the student’s ministry goals or setting

Any college-level courses

Total: 120 Semester Credits