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2020-2021 Southeastern University - Unrestricted Education Catalog 
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Associate of Ministerial Leadership (Online)

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Program Description

The online Associate of Ministerial Leadership degree program prepares students for ministry leadership—in local churches, faith-based non-profit organizations, and other ministry contexts—through an interdisciplinary curriculum of courses in foundational core (i.e., English, psychology, math, science, etc.), Bible, theology, ministry, and ministry practicum. Students who complete this degree program will be able to:


  1. Properly use hermeneutical tools to exegete and apply the Bible in ministry contexts
  2. Analyze and apply basic Christian theology in ministry contexts
  3. Construct and present expository sermons in ministry contexts
  4. Integrate their biblical interpretation, theological, leadership, and Christian ministry competencies in ministry contexts


Students who complete the degree program satisfy the educational requirements for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials. All courses are transferrable into the Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership program.

Associate of Ministerial Leadership (Online) Two-Year Course Plan   

Foundational Core - 34 Hours

Spiritual Formation - 10 Hours

College and Christian Calling

Old Testament Studies

New Testament Studies

Christian Studies

Intellectual and Practical Skills - 12 Hours

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World - 6 Hours

Behavioral Science Elective (select one):

Ministerial Leadership Core - 19 Credit Hours

Ministerial Leadership Studies – 9 Hours

Student Ministry Practicum - 4 Hours

General Electives - 9 Credit Hours

General Electives are any courses that do not satisfy any specific course requirements of your program and which you have not previously taken.  

Total Program Hours - 62 Credit Hours

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to read, review, and fulfill the requirements and total hours of this degree audit for their applicable degree.  

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