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)
COMM 1433 Fundamentals of Communication
ENGL 1133 English Composition I
ENGL 1233 English Composition II

Behavioral and Social Sciences (3 hours)

PSYC 1133 Introduction to Psychology

Humanities (3 hours)
ENGL 2233 Introduction to Humanities

Mathematics (3 hours)

MATH 1313 Liberal Arts Math I

Biblical and Theological Studies (18 hours)


BINT 1233 New Testament Survey
BIOT 1133 Old Testament Survey
BIBL 2623 Biblical Hermeneutics
THEO 1503 Christ, Culture, and the University
THEO 2133 Theology of God and Humanity
THEO 3133 Theology of Salvation, The Church, and Eschatology

Ministerial Leadership Studies (12 hours)


PMIN 2003 Principles of Ethics
PMIN 2123 Christian Spirituality
PMIN 3133 Homiletics I
PMIN 4043 Holistic Disciplemaking

General Electives (12 hours)

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