associate of biblical studies and ministry (online)

Overview of Associate of Biblical Studies and Ministry (Online)

The Associate in Biblical Studies and Ministry will provide you with a broadly-based program of biblical studies, choices in ministry studies that match your interests, and a foundation in general education studies.

Online courses are intensive short courses that can be taken one at a time from the convenience of your home. You will develop an individual graduation plan according to your needs, and at a pace and intensity that fits your lifestyle.

Who Should Apply
You may be in ministry. You may be an older adult in a second or “finisher” career. You may be a young adult who wants to finish a degree and build toward further education. If you want to deepen your knowledge of the Bible and sharpen your ministry skills, this program is for you!
Career Paths

You’ll be prepared to serve or lead ministries in churches, Christian nonprofits or service organizations. The Associate degree may be a stepping stone for continuing on to a Bachelor degree.

Required Credits

63 credits required including: Biblical Studies (24), General Education (18), Christian Ministry (18), Free Electives (3). To view a list of required courses, click here.

Dr. sue glidden

sr. vp of academics and administration

Program Director: Intercultural Studies
Instructor: Biblical Studies, Leadership and Ministry, and Intercultural Studies

B.A. in Bible and Theology 
Bethel College, St. Paul, MN 
M.A. in Linguistics 
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 
Ph.D. in Education 
Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Sue Glidden