Affordable Associate Degree in Ministry Online

The Associate of Ministry Degree Online is a Bible-based degree developed to equip man and women who want to enter the ministry. If you are looking for an affordable degree that will train you to become a disciple maker and better serve God in your church, community, or in the mission field, the Associate of Ministry Degree Online is the right program for you.


The goal of the Associate of Ministry Degree Online is to equip those called to the ministry. Also, earning an Associate of Ministry Degree Online prepares you to continue your education to earn a higher degree. Those who successfully complete the program will be prepared to fully exercise any ministerial activity including becoming pastors, church leaders, missionaries, chaplains, teachers, etc. Upon the completion of the Degree, you will be equipped to:

Become an effective preacher
Teach with authority
Evangelize with effectiveness
Better understand the Scriptures
Lead with strategy
Manage with professionalism
Grow your ministry
Defend the faith
Advance missions
Develop successful discipleship

Lucent University calculates the cost of its programs based on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of the World Bank. This opens the doors to students to afford to study at a US-based institution. The cost of your Associate of Ministry Degree Online program is determined by the average income of the country where you live.

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Besides offering the most affordable programs in the world, Lucent University also brings several benefits to enable students to achieve their academic goals. The list below further demonstrates why Lucent University is the best value in the market for online education.

High-quality program
No enrollment fee
Simple monthly tuition
No hidden fees
All materials included
Graduate without debt
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Video Lessons

Lucent University uses the most advanced educational system to teach the Associate of Ministry Degree Online. You will enjoy your class watching videos recorded by the best professors with perfect image and sound. Also, all the assignments are automatically organized for you.

Check out the clarity, quality of the content, and outstanding teaching abilities of our professors. Click on the videos below to watch the sample classes of the Online Associate of Ministry Degree Program.

Program Outcome

The mission of Lucent University is to train students for ministry. Therefore, all our program outcomes lead to this goal with varying degrees of depth and breadth. Upon successful completion of the Associates of Ministry program, the student will be able to:

  1. Grasp and apply the rules of Hermeneutics to the Bible so that they can interpret the Scriptures
  2. Describe the authors, key themes, and content of the books of the Bible
  3. Comprehend, apply, and evaluate the foundational theology of the Bible and its biblical worldview opposed to the world around them.
  4. Effectively communicate the Bible through writing, electronic, and verbal means of communication
  5. Obtain the practical knowledge to lead and minister to people in a church context
  6. Obtain the practical knowledge to evangelize, defend, and share their faith to the world around them

An Associate Degree of Ministry prepares you with an in-depth understanding of spiritual practices to prepare you for making a difference in your community through ministry work and education. The Associate Degree of Ministry allows you to lead, guide and teach your congregation through worship and religious education, provide spiritual leadership, guidance, and pastoral care to the members of your church. Also, you can provide your community with spiritual and religious support through public speaking and weekly services. Graduates with an Associate Degree of Ministry can develop a career as:

Worship Pastor
Lead Pastor
Organizational Administrators
Discipleship Directors
Community Outreach Coordinator
Staff members
Youth Pastor

The professors that teach the Associate of Ministry Program hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious Bible Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities in the world including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and Gateway Seminary. Lucent selects professors based on their faithfulness to the Scriptures, their academic background, lifetime achievements, and their ability to teach dynamic classes.


Lucent University is the official partner of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for the distribution of its School of Evangelism program. Lucent is the first university to offer the Billy Graham School of Evangelism as a four-credit program.

Gain in-depth insight and understanding of the core principles in Evangelism alongside Lucent's Theology programs

Explore real-world challenges, first-hand spiritual experiences, powerful sermons, and effective tools on the same learning platform

Expedite your graduation by opting for this program as a 3-hour credit replacing the Life of Christ or Women in the Gospel course

Affordable because the one-time fee is determined by the World Bank's Purchasing Power Parity of your country
Best Program

The Associate of Ministry program has a total of 60 credit hours. The program is divided into 4 terms. Each term is comprised of 5 courses and lasts 6 months for a total of 15 credit hours per term. Each course counts as 3 credit hours. The courses include video classes, video resources, reading materials, exams, and writing projects. Below you will find the list of the courses we offer in the program (course offer may vary). Click on the course name to view the Course Description for each course.


The course was developed for the Associate of Ministry Degree Online to provide an overview of the structure and usage of Modern English. The material covered in the course will provide basic knowledge of the form and function of Modern English and will be relevant to future courses in English composition. Topics include but are not limited to basic word structure, classification of words into what is traditionally known as ‘parts of speech’, description and analysis of various types of phrase structure and sentence structure, prescriptive verses, descriptive approaches to grammar, stylistic and dialectal variation in English syntax and grammaticalization and language change.


The course was developed for the Associate of Ministry Degree Online to improve your ability to communicate in everyday situations in writing or speaking. Another focus of the programs is to lower the risk of others misunderstanding us. By studying the principles of communication, this course emphasizes the need for clarity and precision in written and spoken communication so that our audience may comprehend, and thus respond to, the content we present.


The IT Fundamentals course was developed for the Associate of Ministry Degree Online to help students develop a broader understanding of IT. It focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including: Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity, Identifying common software applications and their purpose, and using security and web browsing best practices.


The Contemporary Issues course was developed for the Associate of Ministry Degree Online to actively explore complex issues in our contemporary society such as social justice, politics, energy use, environmental issues, education and public health. It also explores current, arguable topics such as stereotyping, racism, sexism, abortion, educational systems, gun violence, school violence, healthcare systems, pandemics and affirmative action. The course has been designed to eliminate much of the confusion surrounding these issues and allow students to evaluate the issues and propose solutions.


To enroll in the Associate Degree of Ministry Online the candidate must have a High School Diploma or an equivalent secondary degree. Candidates that have English as their native language are exempt from taking the Test of English Comprehension (TEC).

Students whose native language is not English are required take the TEC. The TEC is free of charge. The test has a total of 100 multiple choice questions. The candidate has 90 minutes to complete the test. in order to be approved to the Associate Degree of Ministry Online, a minimum of 70% correct answers is required.

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