Associate Degrees




The Associate degree is a two and a half year  (2 1/2) or three (3) year program depending on your specified track, broken into four (4) terms a year, each term is eight (8) weeks.  The Associate Degree ranges from 70 to 74 hours.  This degree is designed for students who know their calling in ministry or as a layperson serving in ministry in their church and does not require a full bachelor’s degree. This degree is also for students who are unsure about their direction and who want the assistance of a Christian institution of higher learning as they seek to discern the Lord’s will in their lives.

This program is offered online for students located at least 45 miles or further from the school.

Associate Degree Cost:  The cost for each 3 credit hour course is $250.00, which does not include the primary text for each class.  There is a Student Service Fee per term of $100.00 for all students.  This fee is to help provide funding for student services, support and facilities.  Instructors select primary texts that can be purchased and downloaded online to your electronic devices at an affordable cost.

If you need a payment plan, you may choose from one of the following options below.  Payment plan set up fee is $25.00 for each term needed.  The 1st payment is due on the first day of class for each term.

1. 8 Weekly Payments

2. 4 Bi-Weekly Payments

3. Monthly Payments

There are 10 specialized tracks: ​

  • Biblical Studies 
  • Care and Counseling
  • Christian Education
  • Divinity 
  • Evangelism
  • Lay Leadership
  • Lay Teacher
  • Life Coaching
  • Pastoral Ministry 
  • Prophetic Ministry


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