2-year Associates Degree

Points of Distinction:

  • In the Church Leadership degree, students will learn how to communicate Biblical truths effectively as well as learn administration and organization.
  • Graduates of this program will be able to cooperate with other leaders to formulate, oversee, and administer the overall program of the church.
  • Church Leadership majors will learn to understand, appreciate, and participate in the change of authority and responsibility in a local church.

Remote Access:

Starting Fall 2022, Boise Bible is offering remote access to the Associates in Church Leadership degree to non-traditional students who are actively engaged in serving their local church.

Possible Careers:

  • Church Planter
  • Youth Coordinator
  • Associate Pastor
  • Missions
  • Elder or Deacon
  • Assistant Director
  • Program Coordinator
  • Camp Director
  • Christian Education Leader

For additional information about the Church Leadership Associates Degree Program, see the catalog. If you already have a Bachelor’s or Associates of Arts, see Christian Leadership “Fast-Track”.


Boise Bible College pushes each student to mature in everyday life as well as spiritually. Seeing the growth in God is just incredible to watch and be a part of!

K. Dorough, alumna

Church Leadership Degree Program Breakdown

All 4- and 2-year degrees at Boise Bible College are built around three components: General Education, Bible Major, Ministry Program.

It is necessary to fulfill all requirements in each of these components in order to successfully complete the degree. Each component, and each course, plays a role in your overall development as a person of influence

General Studies (1 credit)
  • Bible College Navigator
Language and Communication (9 credits)
  • Public Speaking
  • English Grammar & Composition
  • Research & Writing
Philosophy (5 credits)
  • Christian Ethics
  • Christian Apologetics
Social Science (choose 3 credits)
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • General Psychology
  • Sociology
Guided Electives (3 credits)
  • American Sign Language 1/2
  • Survey of Church History
  • Personal Finances
  • Recent American History
  • Introduction to Literature
  • American Literature
  • Classics of Christian Literature
  • Music History and Appreciation
  • Theory of Intelligent Design
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Worldviews
Open Electives (2 credits)
Bible (10 credits)
  • Journey Through the Bible
  • New Testament Introduction
  • Old Testament Introduction
  • Acts of the Apostles
Theology (6 credits)
  • Survey of Bible Doctrine
  • Biblical Interpretation and Resources
  • Restoration Movement Principles
Bible or Theology Electives (3 credits)
Christian Ministries Core (7 credits)
  • Christian Life
  • Introduction to Vocational Ministry
  • Sophomore Seminar
  • Evangelism & Discipleship
Christian Education Core (9 credits)
  • Principles of Instruction
  • Communicating Biblical Truth or Introduction to Preaching
  • Organization & Administration
Ministry Electives (7 credits)