Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry
Maranatha Baptist University

Program Details

Maranatha Baptist University offers an online Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry program.  This program can stand on its own and lead to careers or career advancements, or it can be used to begin pathway studies leading to online bachelor’s degrees.  

This degree provides biblical and theological foundations for personal ministries.  You will gain a deeper understanding of the Word of God as you prepare for a future in vocational ministry.  The curriculum offers in-depth, academic studies of God’s Word that are beneficial for vocational ministries or to help students know more about the Bible for their personal lives. 

Key courses include:

  • Baptist Heritage
  • Bible Doctrine 1 and 2
  • Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism
  • Introduction to Missions
  • Modern Creationary Thought
  • Proverbs & Ecclesiastes


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Essay
  • Character references
  • Commitment to Christian faith

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission