Our Academic Programs

Training Missional Leaders for Transformational Leadership

 


Our curriculum is organized into four academic concentrations to ensure that students develop skills and academic competence commensurate with an Associate's or Bachelor's degree.

Associate of Science Degree in Bible (ASB):
The Associate of Science Degree in Bible is designed for the student who wants two years of biblical education along with the opportunity for specific concentrations with 12 elective credits. These electives may be fulfilled with courses from any or just one of the college's academic departments. The degree requires a total of 61 credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Bible and Ministry (BSBM):
The degree is an accelerated academic program of studies providing foundational academic skills built around a core of liberal arts, biblical, theological, and ministry studies in an area of the student's choice. Concentrations are offered in pastoral studies, church education, youth ministry, urban missions, and Biblical studies. This program provides a solid preparation for those desiring to pursue seminary studies upon graduation or who wish to engage in ministry in the local church. The degree requires a total of 120 credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Human Services (BSHS):
This is a pre-professional course of studies designed to help the student work in the helping professions. It helps to prepare graduates to assume positions in the human service field and to pursue graduate degrees. The degree requires a total of 120 credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Urban Ministry Leadership (BSUML):
This is an accelerated, non-traditional urban ministry leadership development program designed to be the final component of an undergraduate degree program. Focused on developing ministry in the local church based on biblical principles and the finished work of Christ, students learn together in a cohort group of 12-18 students, which fosters integration of faith with leadership ministry in a supportive environment. An applied ministry project in the local church is required. A minimum of sixty-three (63) credits of previous college work is required for entrance into this program. This program provides a solid preparation for those desiring to pursue seminary studies upon graduation or who wish to engage in ministry in the local church. The degree requires a total of 120 credit hours.

Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM):
The Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) program is designed to provide professional ministry development, primarily in church and church-related ministries. Students receive foundational preparation for a broad range of careers. The career marketplace for graduates from the MAM includes pastors, church and church-related staff members, Christian education specialists, student ministry professionals, and specialists in children’s ministry.

This degree program provides individuals with contemporary biblical and theological scholarship that is transferable to ministry and brings vitality and commitment to service. This degree program endeavors to produce individuals who are marked by character qualities consistent with biblical servant leadership, competent in service to God and humanity through the use of essential skills in communication, leadership and management, and committed to a set of core values and beliefs that align with the historic Christian faith.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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