Associate of Arts in Applied Ministry
At Point University, the Associate of Arts in Applied Ministry degree teaches students to apply classroom knowledge in practical, personal ministry. It gives students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and tailor them to a particular interest – including music, art, outreach, youth ministry, or sports.
This program is offered in cooperation with church partners committed to educating the next generation of Christian leaders. The program equips students with foundational preparation for service in church and ministry environments, with four semesters of practicum under the mentorship of Point instructors and professional staff of partner churches.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.
- Develop a foundational working knowledge of God’s redemptive activity in history as reflected in the biblical metanarrative.
- Articulate your personal philosophy for practicing your chosen discipline or profession in ways that promote the Kingship of God and advance His redemptive work in the world.
The associate in applied ministry program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in applied ministry. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Drama of Scripture
- Biblical Interpretation
- Professional Practicum
Point’s associate degree in applied ministry will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:
- Full-time ministers
- Bible teachers in Christian secondary schools
Point alumni are engaged in ministries throughout the country and the world, as preaching ministers, missionaries, youth ministers, evangelists, prison ministers, chaplains, college professors and administrators, campus ministers, pastoral counselors, Christian camp directors, church administrators, parachurch organization leaders, children’s home workers, church planting ministers, inner-city ministers and educational ministers working with children, youth, singles, adults and families.
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