GETTING YOUR LICENSE WITH APFOUR:15

In order to obtain your license through APFOUR:15, you must have completed coursework in Ministerial Studies. This is the first step in the process of obtaining license or ordination. You can do this either by attending an accredited College or University and obtaining a degree or completing the appropriate coursework below. The other option is to attend classes either online or in person by auditing the classes. (Proof of attending the courses are required.)

To help you begin, here are a couple of campuses. SEU provides accredited courses towards your ministry degrees or the ability to audit the courses to meet the requirements for licensing or ordination. Global Universities, Berean College of the Bible, provides you with the option to either get a degree or to take the coursework to meet the requirements for licensing or ordination. 

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

SEU NorCal is a regional campus of Southeastern University, a Christ-centered institution of higher learning. SEU offers a variety of degree programs and are committed to providing a Christian college education designed to equip the next generation to go into the world as influential servant leaders in their careers and their communities.

REQUIRED COURSEWORK FOR APFOUR:15

Old Testament Survey / Overview / Introduction
Old Testament Studies

New Testament Survey / Overview / Introduction
New Testament Studies

Interpreting the Bible
Hermeneutics

Basic Christian Doctrines (2 courses)
  1. Theology of God & Humanity
  2. Theology of Salvation, the Church, & Eschatology

Pastoral Ministry
Pastoral Theology

Biblical Counseling
Pastoral Counseling

Defending the Christian Faith
Evangelism and Mission

Leadership Development
Leading Team-Driven Organizations

Ministry Administration
Non-Profit Financial Management & Church Administration

Preaching & Teaching Skills
Homiletics

Spiritual Formation
Christian Spirituality or Holistic Disciple-making

Ministry Internship
Ministerial Practicum

Berean School of the Bible

REQUIRED COURSEWORK FOR APFOUR:15

Old Testament Survey / Overview / Introduction

Old Testament Survey

New Testament Survey / Overview / Introduction

New Testament Survey

Interpreting the Bible

Introduction to Hermeneutics: How to Interpret the Bible

Basic Christian Doctrines (2 courses)

    1. Introduction to Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective
    2. Eschatology: A Study of Things to Come

Pastoral Ministry

Pastoral Ministry

Biblical Counseling

Conflict Management for Church Leaders

 

Defending the Christian Faith

The Local Church in Evangelism

Leadership Development

Effective Leadership

Ministry Administration

Church Administration, Finance, & Law

Preaching & Teaching Skills

Introduction to Homiletics

Spiritual Formation

Acts: The Holy Spirit at Work in Believers

Ministry Internship

Ministerial Internship

BEREAN SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE

READY TO APPLY?

Have you already completed the courses needed to apply for APFOUR:15? Click the button below to fill out the online application. Once it has been reviewed we will get back to you on the status of your application.