Academics

Church Administration, Mission Work and Education are the focus in the B.A. in Christian Ministry and Certificate in Christian Ministry. One central core value of this program is to provide the opportunity in a career upon graduation through our career center.

Some of these roles include:

  • Lead Pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Worship Leader
  • Bible Study Leader
  • Youth Pastor
  • Church Ministry
  • Children’s Pastor
  • Family Pastor 
  • Indigenous Mission Work
  • Global Impact in the Mission Field
  • Church Planting
  • Director of a Non-Profit 
  • Ministry Development Director
  • Education Administration
  • Special Education
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High-School Teacher
  • Online Education

Our Board:

Chairman: Dr. Jerry Traister

Treasure: Dr. Bill Dykes

Secretary: Dr. Don Dion

Members:

Pastor Bill Snyder

Andrew Cromwell

Pastor Danne King

Olubunmi King

Cynthia Rodriguez

Maurice Tamayo

Peggy Tamayo

Our Team:

President

Dr. Dino Pedrone

Vice President of Operations

Pastor Mike Sanders

Vice President of Academics

Dr. JoAnna Oster

Academic Chair

Amy Garvin

Pastoral Chair

Pastor Mark Chamberlain

Mission Chair

Pastor Ron Susek

Student Support Mentor

Pastor Rick Ramsey

Student Support Mentor

Olubunmi King

Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Media Resources

Susan Vandesande 

Director of IT

Austin Sanders

Director of Business Office

Terri Sanders

Our Faculty:

Name 

Degrees held and institutions or agencies awarding the credentials

Alice Stoner

M.A. Grand Canyon University

Carl McKee

M.S. & M.Ed. Shippensburg University

Julie Lewis

M. Ed. University of Phoenix

Conroy Lewis

M.A.R. Liberty University

Pastor Danne King

M.A.L. Belmont

Robert Navarro

M.A. New York University

Roxana O Vancea

Ph.D. University of France & Ph.D. University of Timisoara, Romania

Thomas Coccogna

M.A. Shippensburg University

Jonathan Pedrone

M.Ed., M.Div., & Ed.D. Liberty University

Amy Garvin

M.Ed. Clarks Summit University

JoAnna Oster

M.Ed. Ed.D. Liberty University

Mark Chamberlain

M.A. Belmont

Schedule, 2023 

Fall A: Sept 25-Nov. 19 

Fall B: Nov. 20-Jan. 21 (Dec. 24-30 Christmas Break) 

Schedule, 2024 

Spring A: Jan. 22-March 17 

Spring B: March 18-May 12 

Summer: June 3-July 28 

Fall A:Aug. 12-Oct. 6 

Fall B:Oct. 7-Dec. 1 

Courses offered 2023-2024 academic year 

To view all of our courses, please click on  

Course Descriptions and Textbooks 

Fall A 2023

Course 

Course Title 

Professor

BIBL302 

Four Prison Epistles 

Pastor Marc Chamberlain, M.A.

EDUC101 

Philosophy of Education 

Dr. JoAnna Oster

MUSC103 

Music Appreciation 

Professor Robert Navarro, M.A.

MIN101 

Ministry Practicum 1 

Pastor Danne King, M.A.L.

Fall B 

2023

 

Course 

Course Title 

Professor

EDUC346 

Children’s Literature 

Professor Julie Lewis, M.Ed.

BIBL212 

Life of the Messiah 

Pastor Conroy Lewis, M.A.R.

COMP312 

Computers and Applications 

Dr. Roxana O Vancea

MIN201 

Ministry Practicum 2 

Pastor Danne King, M.A.L.

Spring A 

2024

 

Course 

Course Title 

Professor

BIBL221 

Biblical Interpretation and  

Application 

Pastor Marc Chamberlain, M.A.

THEO102 

Evangelism 

Pastor Danne King, M.A.L.

ENGL101 

English Comp. I 

Thomas Coccogna, M.A. 

MIN301 

Ministry Practicum 3 

Pastor Danne King, M.A.L.

Spring B 

2024

 

Course 

Course Title 

Professor

PHIL103 

A Biblical Worldview 

Professor Carl McKee, M.S., M.Ed.

EDUC232 

Methods of Teaching ESOL 

Professor Julie Lewis, M.Ed.

SPCH201 

Fundamentals of Speech 

Professor Thomas Coccogna, M.A. 

MIN401 

Ministry Practicum 4 

Pastor Danne King, M.A.L.

Summer 

2024

 

Course 

Course Title 

Professor

BIBL3111 

The Study of Acts & Romans 

Pastor Conroy Lewis, M.A.R.

EDUC101

Philosophy of Education

Dr. JoAnna Oster

ARTT102 

Art Appreciation 

Professor Alice Stoner, M.A.