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Online Associate's Degree in Missions & Ministry

If you feel a calling to help others while spreading the word of God, then the Missions and Ministry Program might be the right fit for you.  As a student of the Online Missions and Ministry Associate Program, you’ll gain an understanding of biblical literature, history, theology, and ethics to help you apply the Christian faith to daily life in word and deed.  You will also develop the skills needed to engage in effective Christian missions and ministry in the 21st century.

During the program we will work together to ensure that you have the knowledge in biblical and historical studies, theology, ethics, missions, and church planting; the ability to analyze, interpret, and apply the Bible in the church and to the world; develop an understanding of other faiths and worldviews; develop skills for effective ministry in the contemporary world; and prepare for a lifetime of learning and responsible service and leadership.

Courses are designed to give the student a strong view of the applicable areas an online Missions and Ministry Degree can be used.  Courses include, but are not limited to, Church History Introduction, Exploring the New Testament, Interpreting the Bible, Psychology of Religions, Christian Theology Introduction, Exploring World Religions and Developing Spiritual Life.

What can I do with a Missions & Ministry degree?

After graduation, potential careers can be found in:

  • Children’s Minister
  • Worship Minister
  • Youth Minister
  • Professional Missionary 

To find out if the online Missions and Ministry Program is the right fit for your calling, fill out the form on this page or contact us directly.

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Career Path

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