|Ministry Training Programs
FOUR-YEAR DIPLOMA AS AN ORDAINED MINISTER* (120 Credits)
REQUIREMENTS: Complete Certificate, Ministerial and Licensed Minister courses. In addition, complete successfully 30
Credit Hours of Study (Courses below).
PRE-REQUISITES: Successful completion of 30 Credit Hours of One-Year Certificate as a Christian Worker; 30 Credit
Hours of Two-Year Certificate as a Ministerial Apprentice; and 30 Credit Hours of Three-Year Diploma as a Licensed
For ordination as a Reverend Minister:
All students (without exception) must produce proof of hands-on ministerial training with a church or para-church
organization for a period of one-year following the four-year program of study or from Year Three through the end of the
*Possess all rights and privileges appertaining to Ministry. May pastor a Church. May preach, teach, counsel, lead
worship services, officiate weddings, communion, baptismal ceremonies, act as an administrator of a Church, and
obtain exemption from social security taxes, if IRS requirements are met.