Welcome to the heart of our mission.

Welcome to why we exist. We are here to resource leaders in the local church. We provide well-designed, low-cost, digital training in Biblical studies, Theological studies, and practical leadership which is designed to prepare you for leadership in local churches and global mission fields. Below you will find more information about the various programs and courses we offer. We can’t wait to connect with you.

School of Ministry

The School of Ministry (SOM) is a 30-credit equivalency program designed to prepare men and women for ministry leadership within the local church. By offering courses in Bible, theology, and ministry leadership, this program satisfies the educational requirements necessary to be licensed with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and meets most of the Ordination/Consecration requirements of the C&MA as well.

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Licensing, Ordination, Consecration, and Ministry Certifications

Men and women who are pursuing Ordination or Consecration within the Christian and Missionary Alliance are required to complete several courses of study as part of their preparation. These courses are available here through the Alliance Center for Leadership Development. Additionally, ministry professionals within the Christian and Missionary Alliance may need certain certifications for their ministry. Below are also courses that may be taken in order to be certified in various areas of ministry.

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Practical Ministry Certificates

Practical Ministry Certificates are specially designed programs of study that provide targeted training for local church leadership. These certificates are perfect for School of Ministry graduates looking to focus their ministry in a particular area or for lay leaders looking to be better equipped to serve in the local church.

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Dual Enrollment

Earn college credit through the School of Ministry while completing your High School requirements.  Credits earned through the School of Ministry may be used to satisfy homeschool or high school education requirements and are fully transferrable to several Alliance colleges for credit toward an undergraduate degree.

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