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Diploma in Ministry Leadership

One-Year Program

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The Diploma in Ministry Leadership is a one-year program that will provide the student with basic educational courses to prepare for entry-level ministry in various fields. This program will also provide the educational requirement for the certified level of credentialing with the Assemblies of God.

Graduates of this program will:

Be able to understand some of the spiritual and the practical dynamics of ministry.

Be able to contextualize Scripture for daily Christian living.

Develop a lifestyle of personal study of the Scriptures in order to promote growth, ministry to others, and a positive influence on culture.

Be able to meet the educational requirements for Assemblies of God credentialing at the certified level.

Be able to demonstrate an ability to comprehend and construct sound Christian theology.

Be able to demonstrate Christian leadership principles in a ministry position.


New at Antioch -- FlexFocus Scheduling

Two classes, two months, twice a semester.

Pace your pairings to fit your schedule with six, 8-week periods offered throughout the year.

Pursue your education every other term.

String together four back-to-back sessions then take two-off like a traditional school year.

Or, study year-round to complete a Bachelor's program in less time at an accelerated pace.

Focus your education according to the flexibility of your schedule.

The choice is yours!

Freshman Fall Semester 17.5CR
BIB 105 Old Testament Survey 3
BIB 110 New Testament Survey 3
BIB 150 Principles of Bible Study 3
MIN 101 Spiritual Formation I 2
MIN 240 Christian Leadership 3
THE 201 Theology I 3
GEN 101 Library Resources 0
CHS 101 Christian Service 0.5
Freshman Spring Semester 16.5CR
BIB 210 Life & Teachings of Christ 2
BIB 213 Book of Acts 2
BIB 314 Pauline Epistles 2
MIN 102 Spiritual Formation II 2
MIN 110 Relational Outreach 2
MIN 350 AG History, Missions, Polity 2
THE 406 Pastoral Theology 3
PRA 548 Credentialing Practicum   1
CHS 102 Christian Service 0.5
BIB 100 Bible Review I 0

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