FIRE School of Ministry receives applications at any time. Accepted students may begin classes during any month of the year, and the course dates will adjust accordingly.


Application Requirements

All applicants must meet the following requirements to receive consideration for admission:

  • Applicants must live in accordance with godly principles, as stated in the Student Commitment to Excellence.
  • Applicants must have completed High School via diploma or GED (or graduated with an equivalent level of education in another country).
  • Age: Applicants must be at least 17 years of age by the first day of the term in which they wish to enroll.
  • Applicants must complete the online application, including a $25 nonrefundable  application fee.

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition (per credit hour): $85
Enrollment Fee: $10/month active student ($30/”Quarter”)

Typical Quarter

The Associate in Practical Ministry requires 60 total credits. If the student wishes to complete the program in eight Quarters, the student will average 7.5 credits per Quarter. The total cost for Tuition and Fees for a 7 credit Quarter would be $625.

Textbook costs will vary based on which classes the student chooses to enroll in, as well as whether the student purchases the textbooks new, used, or digitally. FSM estimates that on average, students will spend $10-$20 on textbooks per credit hour.

Please see the School Catalog for more information regarding admissions and program costs.