Affordable Associate Degree in Theology Online

The Associate of Theology 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 Theology Degree Online is the right program for you.


The goal of the Associate of Theology Degree Online is to equip those called to the ministry. Also, earning an Associate of Theology 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 Theology 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.

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Lucent University uses the most advanced educational system to teach the Associate of Theology 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 Degree of Theology Program.


An Associate Degree of Theology 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 Theology 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 Theology 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 Theology 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.


The Associate Degree of Theology Online has a total of 60 credit hours. The Associate Degree of Theology Online 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, and writing projects. Below you will find the list of the courses we offer in the Associate Degree of Theology Online (course offer may vary). Click on the course name to view the Course Description for each course.


The Biblical Christianity course was developed for the Associate Degree of Theology Online program as a survey of environmental, cultural, and social issues which add perspective to biblical interpretation. An introduction to the serious study of the Bible in its historical, cultural, and literary context. The course emphasizes the essential content, structure, and theological message of the Bible.


The English Composition course was developed for the Associate Degree of Theology 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 IT Fundamentals course was developed for the Associate Degree of Theology Online program 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 Hermeneutics course was developed for the Associate Degree of Theology Online program to enhance your ministry by helping you to advance in the understanding and application of the Scriptures. You will be equipped to better interpret the Bible message and mission. You will also be able to preach or teach from the Bible with more effectiveness and confidence.


To enroll in the Associate of Theology Degree 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 of Theology Degree Online, a minimum of 70% correct answers is required.

STEP 1 Fill out the enrollment form and select the Associate of Theology Degree OnlineDegree Online Program. After submitting the enrollment form you will receive a WELCOME EMAIL with instructions on how to set up your password.

STEP 2 After you set up 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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