Associate of Arts in Christian Studies
Northwest Nazarene University

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Christian Studies program is an affordable, flexible program that provides a deeper understanding of the Christian faith.  The curriculum uses the Christian worldview, especially the Nazarene version, to build a firm foundation that transforms the students’ faith and strengthens their learning.  You will receive an education with both depth and breadth, including a solid educational core geared around the exploration of various ministry practices and combined with classical Christian disciplines.  The program features courses in general education that includes English, History, Psychology, Mathematics, Communications, and more, and is rounded out with courses in Christian Studies that include:

  • Bible
  • Christian Education
  • Church History
  • Philosophy
  • Practical Theology
  • Theology

Upon completion of this associate degree, students can transfer all their courses into traditional on-campus programs, accelerated Adult and Professional Programs, or online Bachelor of Arts tracks in Christian Ministry, Business, Nursing, Applied Studies, and Liberal Studies.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Nazarene University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score