ACADEMICS

ACADEMICS

Certificate in Practical Ministry

The Certificate in Practical Ministry is a 30 credit hour program, which can be completed in as little as one year. Credits earned toward this program will also be applied towards the 60 credits needed to complete the Associate in Practical Ministry. 

Associate in Practical Ministry

The Associate in Practical Ministry is a 60 credit hour program, and is designed to further assist in the student’s leadership development. The Associate in Practical Ministry program can be completed in as little as two years. 

Program Objectives

FIRE School of Ministry’s programs are designed to help our students:

  • Enter into a more intimate and mature walk with God.
  • Know the Word on a more advanced level.
  • Receive practical tools to live and minister through the power of the Holy Spirit.
  • Be empowered to live a radical, holy life.
  • Build solid confidence in your identity as God’s child and a new creation.
  • Feel greater release into your calling and destiny.
  • Cultivate a radical prayer life.
  • Serve as a solid academic foundation for those who wish to continue their studies after FSM, with opportunities to transfer many FSM credits into several accredited schools. 

Intimate Walk with God

Deeper Knowledge of the Word

Greater Release into your Calling

Ministering in the Spirit

Program Objectives

FIRE School of Ministry’s programs are designed to help our students:

  • Enter into a more intimate and mature walk with God.
  • Know the Word on a more advanced level.
  • Receive practical tools to live and minister through the power of the Holy Spirit.
  • Be empowered to live a radical, holy life.
  • Build solid confidence in your identity as God’s child and a new creation.
  • Feel greater release into your calling and destiny.
  • Cultivate a radical prayer life.
  • Serve as a solid academic foundation for those who wish to continue their studies after FSM, with opportunities to transfer many FSM credits into several accredited schools. 

Intimate Walk with God

Deeper Knowledge of the Word

Greater Release into your Calling

Ministering in the Spirit

Example Courses

Example Courses

Bible and Theology

Students will be grounded in the word and sound theology through these classes, including:

  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Doctrinal Foundaitons
  • Jewish Roots
  • Biblical Exegesis
  • And more!

Christian Worldview

Students will be grounded in a Christian perspective through these classes, including:

  • The New Jesus People
  • World Missions
  • Apostolic Foundations
  • Revival History & Characteristics
  • And more!

Christian Formation

Students will learn how to grow closer to God and be transformed into His image through these classes, including:

  • Foundations for Intimacy with God
  • Foundations of Prayer
  • Leadership
  • The Love of God
  • Principles of Holiness
  • And more!

Ministry Studies

Students will be equipped to live and minister through the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit through these classes, including:

  • Baptism and Gifts of the Spirit
  • Principles of Evangelism
  • Prophets and Prophetic Ministry
  • Personal Discipleship
  • And more!

Program Components

The FIRE School of Ministry Online program includes:

  • Full-length audio lectures of all classes, complete with detailed study guides.
  • Course content which can be downloaded for offline access at your convenience.
  • Academic assignments, deepening your knowledge of the Word.
  • Practical ministry assignments, helping you grow in experience.
  • Optional weekly, live sessions with FSM faculty, who will share their unique insights and interact with your questions.
  • Three month long academic terms, which allow you to begin classes during any month of the year.
  • Internship opportunities with FIRE leaders around the world.

Downloadable Classes

Practical Ministry

Live Mentoring Sessions

3 Month Course Terms

Program Components

The FIRE School of Ministry Online program includes:

  • Full-length audio lectures of all classes, complete with detailed study guides.
  • Course content which can be downloaded for offline access at your convenience.
  • Academic assignments, deepening your knowledge of the Word.
  • Practical ministry assignments, helping you grow in experience.
  • Optional weekly, live sessions with FSM faculty, who will share their unique insights and interact with your questions.
  • Three month long academic terms, which allow you to begin classes during any month of the year.
  • Internship opportunities with FIRE leaders around the world.

Downloadable Classes

Practical Ministry

Live Mentoring Sessions

3 Month Course Terms

Transfer of Credit

FIRE School of Ministry has partnered with three accredited universities, all of whom accept credits from FSM. This will help enable students to pursue further education after attending FIRE School of Ministry. 

School Catalog

For more detailed information about FIRE School of Ministry’s programs, including program requirements, tuition costs, course descriptions, and more, please see the School Catalog.

Transfer of Credit

FIRE School of Ministry has partnered with three accredited universities, all of whom accept credits from FSM. This will help enable students to pursue further education after attending FIRE School of Ministry. 

School Catalog

For more detailed information about FIRE School of Ministry’s programs, including program requirements, tuition costs, course descriptions, and more, please see the School Catalog.