Ministry Skills Certificate

Certificate - AA Level

This certificate prepares individuals to exhibit skills for various ministries within today’s church and society.

Certificate Objective

Upon completion of the Ministry Skills Certificate, students should be able to lead in evangelism, discipleship, worship, and family ministries to carry out a ministry’s unique mission.


Associate Degree charge per credit hour.


A Ministry Skills Certificate will be printed on the transcript of those students who have successfully completed these 12 credits of Ministry courses with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 in the designated courses.



Required Courses

MIN1040 Principles of Worship 3 credits 5 weeks

Class instruction in scriptural principles and methods of worship, coupled with field experience exposing the student to varied worship styles, and are employed to equip the student to critically analyze worship practices.

MIN1100 Survey of Children's Ministry 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is a study of the nature and needs of childhood with special attention to nurturing and enriching the moral and spiritual development of the child. Students will gain skills in the practical application in planning the Church’s ministry to and for children.

MIN1200 Survey of Youth Ministries 3 credits 5 weeks

This course explores current trends in youth ministry found within the evangelical church and youth culture abroad, while giving special emphasis to practical tools and techniques that may be implemented to grow the youth ministry programs of a local church and beyond.