Ordained Chaplain Minister

Ordained Chaplain Minister: (124 Credits)

This Ordained Chaplain Minister role requires courses the equivalent of classes found in the Christian Leaders College bachelor degree program with Specialized Electives connected to service as an ordained chaplain minister role.

As an Ordained Chaplain Minister,  your training will be for the following roles and more:

Ministry Chaplain
Corporate Chaplain
Fire Department Chaplain
Prison Chaplain
Police Chaplain
Chaplain at Hospitals
Visitation Minister
Peace Relations Minister

CLI Bachelor of Divinity Degree Course Requirements with Chaplaincy Emphasis. 

Associate of Divinity Degree: 

Christian Leaders Institute Ministry Classes

  • Christian Leaders Connection (3 Credits)
  • Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
  • Christian Basics (3 credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage: (3 credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church and Ministry: (3 credits)

Total Ministry Course Credits: 28

General Education Classes

  • College English (3 or 4 Credits)
  • Literature Course (3 Credits)
  • History 1 World or National History (3 Credits)
  • History 2 World Or National History (3 Credits)
  • College Mathematics: Basic or Business or Algebra (3 Credits)
  • Science (3 Credits)
  • Philosophy or Humanities (3 Credits)
  • Management (3 Credits)
  • Marketing (3 or 4 Credits)
  • Psychology (3 Credits) or Sociology (3 Credits)
  • Economics (3 Credits)

General Education Classes Credits: 33-35

Total Associate of Divinity Degree Credits: 61-63

Bachelor of Divinity Degree:

Theological Division (8 Credits)

  • Theology I (4 Credits)
  • Theology II (4 Credits)

Historical Division (7 Credits)

  • Early Church History (3 Credits)
  • Missions and Revivals (4 Credits)

Biblical Interpretation Division (11 Credits)

  • Hermeneutics and Exegesis (3 Credits)
  • Biblical Interpretation 1: Old Testament Themes (4 Credits)
  • Biblical Interpretation 2: Old Testament Themes (4 Credits)

Proclamation Division (10 Credits)

  • Christian Apologetics (3 Credits)
  • Evangelism: Presenting Grace (3 Credits)
  • Sermon Construction and Presentation (4 Credits)

Spiritual Formation Division (6 Credits)

  • Prayer (3 Credits)
  • Christian Ethics (3 Credits)

Required Chaplaincy Emphasis Courses (22 Credits)

  • Ministry Care Conversations (3 credits)
  • Peace Smart for Relationships (3 credits)
  • Thriving Marriage (3 credits)
  • Chaplaincy (3 credits)
  • Biblical Wisdom (4 credits)
  • Enterprise 101 (3 credits)
  • Developing House Churches (3 credits)

Total: 122-124 Credit Hours