DEGREES

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN CHURCH MINISTRIES

The general studies program affords you the opportunity to choose your major studies courses from any of the university programs. The associate degree in Church Ministry benefits students who want to study principles of church ministries in an internship setting without completing a 4-year degree.  You will receive practical experience in leadership and be prepared for certification with the Assemblies of God.  Highlighted courses include:  The Church in Ministry and Mission, Leadership Internships.

 

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES

The general studies program affords you the opportunity to choose your major studies courses from any of the university programs.The associate of Science in General Studies is designed to prepare students to fill ministry and service roles by giving them breadth of knowledge in the liberal arts and biblical studies, and to promote critical thinking that is fundamental to the higher education experience.  Highlighted courses include:  Authentic Christianity, Introduction to Psychology.

 

 

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN HUMAN SERVICES

The associate degree in Human Services prepares you for roles in private and public human service agencies.  They may include mental health facilities, social service organizations, group homes, non-profit faith-based facilities, government agencies or private companies.  You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of theories of counseling, criminal justice, social work and psychology.  You will also hold a Christian perspective on culturally and religiously diverse populations.  Highlighted courses include:  Psychology of Selfhood and the Christian Faith, Crisis Intervention and Management.

 

 

MASTER DEGREE IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

The 36-credit program will prepare leaders from a broad range of institutional settings to positively impact their organizations and communities.  The curriculum of the program blends the exploration of conceptual and theoretical aspects and models of leadership in the context of present and past leaders with key concepts pertaining to leadership within organizations.  Upon completion of the degree, graduates should be able to identify and strategize for the development of their unique personalities, gifts and assets within a framework of servant leadership; demonstrate leadership knowledge, capabilities and characteristics needed to impact positively the church or marketplace; and create a dynamic plan to manage personal and professional growth.  Highlighted courses include:  Energizing People for Performance, Organizational Communication, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation, Biblical Servant Leadership.