Fast Track for Pastors and Ministers

For expirienced Pastors and Ministers, the Fast Track provides accelerated access to formal theological education. The Office of the President will review each application on a case by case basis and may extend ministerial life experience towards admission to the Bachelor in Christian Ministry program.

Note the following about the Fast Track Form:

1) It is a specialized admission form-short, brief and direct.

2) The form is sent directly to the Office of the President


Fast Track allows pastors or ministers to complete an accelerated equivalency of the 78 unit Associate in Ministry in order to qualify for direct entry into the Bachelor in Christian ministry degree completion program. The program is accelerated in that it is completed in a period of 4 to 12 months. The student works with an assigned mentor who will advice and assist the student in obtaining a demonstrated proficiency in comprehensive reading, academic writing and a foundational understanding of subjects covered in the Associate in Ministry.

  • Module I – Theological Focus

The student will demonstrate academic proficiency in theological aspects related to Bibliology, angelology, demonology, anthropology, hamartology, soteriology, Christology, ecclesiology and pneumatology.

  • Module II – Biblical Focus

The student will demonstrate academic proficiency in Biblical aspects related to the Pentateuch, Historical Books, Poetic Books, Major and Minor Prophets, Gospels, Acts, Pauline and General Epistles and Revelation.

  • Module III – Ministerial Focus

The student will demonstrate academic proficiency in ministerial aspects such as Homiletics, Hermeneutics, and Pastoral Administration.

  • Module IV – Spiritual Formation Focus

The student will demonstrate academic proficiency in aspects of spiritual formation such as spiritual discipline, ethics and Christian life, cultural understanding, conflict resolution, social dynamics and a spiritual identification with his/her call to the ministry. 

For more information call (323) 728-5336 or write directly to the office of the President requesting an interview at:

Download the form here


NOTE: Fast Track does not certify or confer a Associate in Ministry, nor can it be used as transfer document. It is solely and academic bridge to the Bachelor program for those with extensive ministerial experience (minimum of 5 years).

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