Students who do not intend to pursue a program of
studies leading to a degree may take a number of
courses by correspondence (see
Learning). Upon request, a
Certificate of Christian Leadership
will be awarded to the student who satisfactorily
completes twelve (12) semester hours of studies. A
Diploma of Christian
Leadership will be awarded to the student
who satisfactorily completes twenty-four (24)
semester hours of studies.
The Diploma of Christian Leadership is a twenty-four semester
hours program of studies designed to be completed in 24 months.
With the approval of the BMAA Missions Department, the following
twenty-four hours of studies plus Miss 316 (making 27 hours) may
be taken as part of the qualifications for a church planter.
When taken for
credit, diploma courses may be applied toward the requirements
for the Associate of Divinity degree. Following the completion
of these studies, students may attend the official BMA Seminary
completion of the Diploma of Christian Leadership program and
requirements of BMAA Missions Training, the graduate should be
able to accomplish the following objectives:
1. minister at an acceptable level as a church planter or in a
ministerial capacity in a church.
2. demonstrate leadership skills as required in the ministry of
a local church.
3. understand and be able to communicate essential biblical
truths in the context of Christian ministry.
(12-15 hours) The letter "c" stands for
Learning for details.
YEAR TWO (12 hours)
Taken without Miss 316 24 hours
Taken with Miss 316* 27
*Miss 316 is required only for those students who
are taking the BMAA Missions Department training for