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Online Associate of Arts in Church Leadership

Learn more about earning your online AA degree at NCU

Learn to minister, serve, and lead

Introducing the new, fully online, Associate of Arts in Church Leadership degree at North Central University!

This online AA degree program will help you gain skills and knowledge that you can use in your church and ministry right away.

Why earn an Associate of Arts in Church Leadership?

  • Learn from expert faculty who are leaders in local churches
  • Develop skills and knowledge that you can apply to your ministry right away
  • Allow a leadership degree online to take your career to the next level

Why earn your online associate’s degree at North Central?

North Central University’s online associate’s degree program is designed to prepare you for meaningful work your church and ministry. You’ll have the opportunity to grow as a leader and increase your existing knowledge through this flexible all-online program.

Affordable education

The associate of arts degree online at North Central offers a valuable degree at an affordable rate.

  • Individual rate: $395 per credit
  • Network Partnership rate: $10,900 for Fall and Spring semesters (includes tuition and fees, does not include room and board or books)

Our online A.A. in Church Leadership is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Possible course sequence

Online AA Sample Course Sequence

*This sequence is subject to change. Students not following the prescribed sequence may not be able to graduate within the timeframe outlined above.

Join one of our two tracks

  • Integrative Learning Experience - Network Partnership

    Partnering with churches

    The Integrative Learning Experience is available for students connected with approved church network partners. With this track, the following courses are replaced by significant practical learning experiences:

    • Personal Formation and the Spiritual Leader
    • Homiletics
    • Pastoral Theology

    Network partners

    This degree is 60 total credits.

  • Standard Learning Track

    For individual students wishing to earn their Associate of Arts in Church Leadership, courses are offered online each semester.

    This degree is 60 total credits.