Associate in Ministerial Leadership

Southeastern University’s major in ministerial leadership allows students to build, refine, and expand their ministry skills. You will also receive a strong foundational knowledge in theology, the Bible, spiritual development, church ministry, leadership principles, and ecclesiastical operations. Students who complete the degree meet the academic credentialing requirements of many Assemblies of God districts. All courses in this program are transferable to Southeastern’s Bachelor of Science in ministerial leadership degree.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will be prepared for careers or advanced study in fields including:

  • Church leadership
  • Education
  • Nonprofit leadership
  • Theology and biblical studies

Total Credits: 60 hours

  • General education core: 18 hours
  • Major core: 42 hours

Program Length: Classes offered in 8-week increments
Program Delivery: Online
Tuition: $390 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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General Education Core (18 hours)

Art of Communication (9 hours)
Behavioral and Social Sciences (3 hours)
Humanities (3 hours)
Mathematics (3 hours)

Biblical and Theological Studies (18 hours)


Ministerial Leadership Studies (12 hours)


General Electives (12 hours)

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