Online Associate of Science in Ministry Leadership


The Associate of Science in Ministry Leadership provides a creative way for students to obtain their college education and immediately participate in biblically based and Spirit- empowered leadership in the church and the world. It maintains the challenging academic standards of NHCC’s outstanding educational offerings while providing the flexibility and individual support afforded by an online learning environment. The curriculum challenges students to develop their critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making abilities and skills within the context of a biblical worldview and attitude of servanthood. Students will be guided to apply classroom theory and concepts and biblical knowledge to real life situations and practical ministry contexts.

Program Objectives

Students who complete the program should achieve the following:

  • Integration of proper biblical study and personal learning with spiritual growth and effective ministry
  • Understand and develop the skills for Christian leadership in ministry and the marketplace
  • Develop an understanding of the created world for the purpose of care and service
  • Achieve a basic proficiency in communicating through speaking and writing


  • Experienced and highly rated faculty
  • A stimulating academic environment
  • Cohort groups of 8-16 students provide maximum interaction and support from instructors
  • Cohorts meet 100% online in an efficient, fast-paced program
  • Students from a variety of cultures and ministry backgrounds
  • Mentoring to help students identify their calling
  • Program transferrable to NHCC's on-campus Bachelor's Degree program

Career Opportunities

This degree is applicable in any career field, but it is especially designed for church and para-church ministries emphasizing leadership, preaching, teaching and general ministry skills, as well as for students interested in graduate school and seminary training.

Length: 26 months

Units: 63 Units

Cost Per Course: Tuition and Fees- $1,205

This includes all the course materials, including textbooks, delivered to your home or office.