Students who study Campus Missions at NCU will be trained for vocations as missionaries to American and/or foreign university students. This training has been strategically developed in cooperation with Chi Alpha, the university outreach of the Assemblies of God, in order to provide NCU students with a preparatory program which incorporates the strengths of NCU’s Bible and theology training with the discipleship, leadership development, and visionary/strategic strengths of Chi Alpha.
Graduates in Campus Missions at North Central:
- Will meet the educational requirements for licensing and ordination in the Assemblies of God;
- Will meet the educational requirements for appointment as a Chi Alpha Home Missionary;
- Will have good theological training and Bible knowledge;
- Will have first-hand experience of their mission field—the university campus;
- Will have interacted for up to four years with ministry role models;
- Will have internalized the Chi Alpha philosophy and strategy of ministry;
- Will have been mentored and discipled according to the Chi Alpha strategy with the goal of building character, accountability and maturity;
- Will have gained skills in Bible study, counseling, leadership, evangelism and other pastoral/missionary areas.
Principle Outcomes in the Campus Missions major:
- Good grasp of the philosophy and strategy for reaching the university;
- Substantial hands-on experience in a local campus ministry;
- Significant growth in character, accountability, and maturity as a result of participation in discipleship;
- Well-developed communication skills for preaching, mentoring, counseling and team leadership;
- Creativity with integrity in applying the Pentecostal distinctives to the postmodern culture.