Format:
Online Classes

Hours:
60 Hours

Finish in as few as:
2 Years

Format:
On Campus

Hours:
120 Hours

Finish in as few as:
4 Years

Associate of Arts in Leadership and Ministry

The Associate of Arts in Leadership and Ministry provides students with an  introductory understanding of ministry that is consistent with scripture and proven leadership principles.  Many students continue their education by pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry.

Program Objectives

  • Confidently express God’s calling on his/her life.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of effective leadership in the local church.
  • Competently interpret and proclaim the Word of God.
  • Responsibly plan various services conducted in the local church.

Completion Requirements

  • A minimum 60 total semester hours of credit
  • A minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Professional Studies Requirements: 18 hours of credit
  • General Studies Requirements: 30 hours of credit
  • Bible & Theology Requirements: 12 hours of credit

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Leadership and Ministry Graduates

Because the Associate of Arts degree also includes core academic courses in General Education, it lays the foundation for a bachelor’s degree or advancement in a variety of professional fields or ministry.

Associate of Arts in Leadership and Ministry Admission Requirements

  • Simple 5-Minute Application
  • Request official copies of your transcripts be mailed to the address below OR have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to kenneth.merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu OR mailed to:

    Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
    7401 Metcalf Ave
    Overland Park, KS 66204

  • $40 application fee
  • If you have previously attended college, please provide official copies of your transcripts to the address below. OR, have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to: merschbrock@kansaschristian.edu

OR mailed to:

Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
7401 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66061-1620

**Only Coursework/Credits with a grade (C) or better may be transferred in.

  • If you are investigating your financial Aid Options and Eligibility, Please complete a FASFA for the coming school year.  The Kansas Christian College Financial Aid Application Code is: 021689.

Leadership and Ministry Required Courses

Bible and Theology (12)

  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Bible Study Methods (3 credits) – Bible Elective
  • Theology of Holiness (3 credits) – Theology Elective

General Education (30)

  • College Success (3 credits)
  • English Composition I (3 credits)
  • English Composition II (3 credits)
  • Communications elective (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Humanities electives (6 credits)
  • Math/science elective (3 credits)
  • Social or behavioral science electives (3 credits)
  • Technology and Information for College (3 credits)

Leadership and Ministry Core (21)

  • Introduction to Leadership (3 credits)
  • Sharing and Defending the Christian Faith (3 credits)
  • Communication for Leaders (3 credits)
  • Discipling and Mentoring in the Christian Faith (3 credits)
  • Personal Finance (3 credits)
  • Issues in Christian Leadership (3 credits)
  • Leadership and Ministry Capstone (3 credits)