Associate of Ministry

Wave Leadership College offers an Associate of Ministry degree, requiring 62 credit hours. This program is designed for students who desire a strong foundation in Biblical studies and general education from a Christian worldview from which they can pursue advanced studies or begin a ministry or leadership career. Students take foundational courses in Bible, theology, and general studies, and select a professional development concentration.

Students can also apply to transfer into our bachelor’s program through Southeastern University to complete their college degree.

Biblical & Theological Studies (24 Credits)
  • Old Testament I
  • Old Testament II
  • New Testament I
  • New Testament II
  • Bible Study Methods
  • Systematic Theology
  • The Work of the Holy Spirit
  • Worldview & Apologetics
General Education (22 Credits)
  • English Composition
  • Life Skills
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Principles of Earth Science
  • American Government
  • Intro to Communications
  • Principles of Psychology
Professional Development Electives (12 Credits)

Pastoral Leadership

  • Introduction to Church History
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Homiletics
  • Church Growth & Discipleship


  • Leadership & Organization
  • Principles of Management
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Marketing Principles

Media & Arts

  • Foundations of Christian Worship
  • Intro to Digital Media
  • Advanced Media Production
  • Media Practicum

Interdisciplinary Studies - any four classes of your choice

LEAP: Leadership Experience and Practicum (4 Credits)

LEAP is part of the required curriculum for the Associate of Ministry degree and is designed to offer students practical, hands-on experience in a variety of ministry roles and settings. Each LEAP practicum is worth 1 credit. Students rotate LEAP assignments once per semester. Examples of LEAP assignment opportunities:

  • Pastoral
  • Creative
  • Administration
  • Outreach
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Current Course Schedule

Course Sequence Examples

Complete your Associate of Ministry degree in as little as 2 years, or take your time. These links will show you examples of what your schedule will look like.

Bachelor's Program

With SEU at Wave Leadership College, you can apply to finish your bachelor’s degree at SACS-Accredited Southeastern University at a very affordable cost, while remaining on the Wave Leadership College campus with our great faculty, staff, and student life.