2020-2021 Southeastern University - Unrestricted Education Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Southeastern University - Unrestricted Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science, Ministerial Leadership: Christian Ministry (Online) 4 Year Plan

Program Description

The online Bachelor of Science in Ministerial Leadership – Christian Ministry track 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. The final 18 hours of the major core focuses on key pastoral competencies: sharing the Christian faith, preaching, church leadership, spiritual formation, and pastoral care. 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. Apply planning, team, financial leadership skills in ministry contexts
  4. Construct and present expository sermons in ministry contexts
  5. Integrate their biblical interpretation, theological, leadership, and biblical studies competencies in ministry contexts


Students who complete the degree program satisfy the educational requirements for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials.

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Total Program Hours - 120 Hours