AMU Central
Santa Ana, CA USA
Associate in Ministerial Arts




This is an introductory program to biblical-theological studies, recommended for those who wish to continue their professional training later. It is also very useful for those who seek to be more qualified to teach classes in their local congregations, and for those who wish to correctly interpret the Bible in the secular sphere in general, family, among acquaintances, among co-workers, etc. 

Curricular Program

It consists of 92 units distributed as follows:

General Education (24 units)


(CS220)  Introduction to Sociology (5)

(A110)    Mass media (5)

(CS430)  Introduction to Family Systems (5)

(H140)    Introduction to philosophy (5)

(M210)   Biblical hermeneutics (4)

Specialties (56 units)


(B221)    Romans (4)

(CS210) Family Health (4)

(B127)    Acts of the Apostles (4)

(M130)   Spirit Formation (4)

(B101)    Introduction to the Old Testament I (4)

(B103)    Introduction to the Old Testament II (4)

(T131)    Theology of Evangelization (4)

(M370)   Christian Discipleship (4)

(B321)    Hebrews (4)

(T420)    The Church: Its Nature and Mission (4)

(M220).  Preaching (4)

(M101)   The person whom God uses (4)

(B102)    The Pentateuch (4)

(M120)   Evangelization strategies (4)

Electives (12 units of the following)


(M170)  The transforming prayer (4)

(M172)  Evangelization and discipleship of childhood (4)

(CS212) Inner Health (4)

(M331)  Transformative Leadership (4)

(T260)    Theology of Worship (4)

(T203)    Person and work of the Holy Spirit (4)

(H340)   Christian Education (4)

(H431)   Life Project (5)

Bachelor of Ministerial Arts




The Bachelor of Ministerial Arts is a program designed to train students in the scriptural handling of their faith, in the placement of the gospel in a multicultural society and in the fulfillment of being salt and light of the earth, and spiritual and moral leaven. Although it appeals to intellectual and academic reflection, it is mainly aimed at offering a systematization of practical disciplines that, both professional and non-professional, allow them to efficiently develop a relevant ministry. 

Curricular Program

It consists of 182 units distributed as follows:

General Education (60 units)


(A110) Mass media (5)

(CS201) Introduction to Psychology (5)

(CS220) Introduction to Sociology (5)

(CN310) Introduction to Natural Sciences (5)

(CS270) Hispanic History and Culture (5) or CS375

(H140) Introduction to philosophy (5)

(A310) Music and art in evangelization (5)

(CS375) United States History (5) or CS270

(CN301) Biblical geography (5)

(CS350) Applied Counseling (5)

(E241) Ethics (5) *

(H431) Life Project (5)

(CS430) Introduction to Family Systems (5)

Primary Specialty: Evangelization (56 units)


(B101) Introduction to the Old Testament I (4) *

(B103) Introduction to the Old Testament II (4) *

(B102) The Pentateuch (4)

(B127) Acts of the Apostles (4)

(B221) Romans (4) *

(B321) Hebrews (4)

(T131) Theology of Evangelization (4)

(M101) The person whom God uses (4) *

(M120) Evangelization strategies (4)

(CS210) Family Health (4)

(T231) Systematic Theology I (4) *

(T232) Systematic Theology II (4) *

(M210) Biblical hermeneutics (4) *

(M220) Preaching (4) *

Secondary Specialty : Pastoral Studies (56 units)


(CS480) History of Christianity I (4) *

(CS481) History of Christianity II (4) *

(M320) Culture and evangelization (4)

(T420) The church: its nature and mission (4) *

(M350) Pastoral Ministry (4)

(M130) Spirit Formation (4)

(B310) The Major Prophets I (4)

(H470) Considering Controversial Topics (4)

(M332) Contemporary sociological movements (4)

(M450) Emerging Evangelists (4)

(M172) Evangelization and discipleship of children (4)

(M360) Women and the Ministry (4)

(M370) Christian Discipleship (4)

(M460) The Ministry of Transformation (4)

Electives (12 units)


(M331) Transformative Leadership (4)

(M170) The transforming prayer (4)

(T260) Theology of Worship (3)

(H301) Greek (4)

(S320) The Ministry of Chaplaincy (4)

(CS212) Inner Health (4)

(T203) Person and work of the Holy Spirit (4)

(H340) Christian Education (4)

(B412) The canon and biblical manuscripts (4)

(CS140) Introduction to Missiology (4)

(CS482) The Reformation (4)

(M372) Today's childhood: tomorrow's church (4)

(B312) The Major Prophets II (4)

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