Certificate in Practical Ministry

The Certificate in Practical Ministry can be completed in as little as one year. To complete the program students must earn at least 30 credits from required credit categories, including 4 credits of practical ministry.

Associate in Practical Ministry

The Associate in Practical Ministry can be completed in as little as two years. To complete the program the student must earn at least 60 credits from required credit categories, including 8 credits of practical ministry.


FIRE School of Ministry operates on three month “Quarters.” Students may enroll in classes any month of the year, and the course due dates will adjust accordingly. Please see the School Catalog for specific term deadlines.


During their time at FIRE School of Ministry, students will take classes with various emphases, including:

Bible and Theology

Students will grounded in the word and sound theology though classes such as:

  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Doctrinal Foundations
  • Biblical Exegesis

Christian Formation

Students will learn how to grow closer to God and be transformed into His image though classes such as:

  • Foundations for Intimacy with God
  • Spiritual Foundations
  • Prayer and Intercession
  • Leadership
  • The Love of God

Ministry Studies

Students will be equipped to live and minister through the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit in classes such as:

  • Baptism and Gifts of the Spirit
  • Principles of Evangelism
  • Introduction to Apologetics
  • Prophets and Prophetic Ministry

School Catalog

For more detailed information about FIRE School of Ministry’s program, please see the School Catalog.