The Associate's Degree in Ministry 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's Degree in Ministry Online is the right program for you.


The goal of the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program is to equip those called to the ministry. Also, earning an Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program 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
Understand the Scriptures
Lead with strategy
Manage with professionalism
Grow your ministry
Defend the faith
Advance missions
Develop successful discipleship

Lucent University is breaking down the economic barriers to global ministry training by offering the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program at an affordable cost to all nations. The tuition for each different country is determined by the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of the World Bank. Thus, the tuition price is based according to the country where you live. To check the monthly tuition for your country click here.

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Lucent University uses the most advanced educational system ever created to tech the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program. 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. To know more about our Learning Management System click here.

Click on the videos below to watch sample classes of the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program. You will be amazed at the clarity, teaching styles, well-prepared content, and outstanding teaching abilities of our professors.


An Associate's Degree in 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's Degree in 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 servicers. Graduates with an Associate's Degree in Ministry can develop career as:

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

The professors that teach the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online 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 talent to deliver dynamic classes.


The Associate in 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, exams, writing projects, and interaction with Professors. 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 discipline.


The course was developed for the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program 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's Degree in Ministry Online Program 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 course was developed for the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program to give you an overview of the spiritual, professional, and personal life of a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The course provides the biblical basis, principles, and practices of the ministry career. The program focuses on the following areas: finding God's will, choosing your ministry, spiritual life, balancing ministry and family, implementing long-term vision, developing relationships within the church, church management, event planning, building programs, dealing with politics, denominational involvement, developing local leadership, dealing with sin, facing disappointment, combating pride, accountability, finances, and preparing for retirement.


The Online Communication course was developed for the Bachelor's in Theology and Ministry Degree to help you communicate effectively with your audience in modern world using technology at your benefit. What are the tools? How to work on the best platforms? How to better delivery your content? You will learn this and more.


To enroll in the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program 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).

Non-native speakers must 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's Degree in Ministry Online Program, a minimum of 70% correct answers is required.

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STEP 1. Fill out the enrollment form and select the Associate's Degree in Ministry Online Program. After submitting the enrollment form you will receive a WELCOME EMAIL with instructions on how to setup your password.

STEP 2. After you setup your password you will take the free Test of English Comprehension (TEC). After completing the TEC, you will receive instructions on how to pay for your tuition. Those who have English as the first language are exempt from taking the TEC and will receive a welcome email with instructions to go directly to step 3.

STEP 3. Pay your monthly tuition. After your payment is completed your program will be available immediately to you.

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