Associate Degree in Ministry

Adelaide College of Divinity

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree

The Associate Degree in Ministry provides an up-to-date understanding of the major ministry concepts and theories as well as the skills to apply them to life situations as effective practitioners. The program provides the same foundation as the ACD Bachelor of Ministry, through the 8 Level 1 core units, with some beginning specialisation in 2 areas (minor studies). The completion of these studies, and a selection of elective units from the bachelor degree ensure the professional character of the award as well as articulation between the courses. This includes the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to the ministry professions. Study at this level also requires students to become critical and independent learners.


  • 72 credit points comprising 16 units of 4.5 credit points each. Students are required to complete: 8 first year (level 1) core units, and 2 minors, selected from the range of minors available in the Bachelor of Ministry. Minors are available in: Biblical Studies
  • Christian Education and Discipleship
  • Leadership
  • Pastoral Care
  • Missiology
  • Innovation.


  • Ministry

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent

Study pathways

The Associate Degree of Ministry is an exit award from the Bachelor of Ministry.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Brooklyn Park Domestic: $28,640
International: $28,640
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

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