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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

MIN-051 Theories and Concepts of Ministerial Leadership / Teorías y Conceptos del Liderazgo Ministerial

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format

September 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Define leadership from an academic, ecclesiastical, and ministerial perspective; identify the necessary elements to be an impacting leader in our community, church and/or place of employment; explain the concepts of leadership that make this a task that involves everyone; affirm the areas of leadership where we are strong and reinforce those where we lack skills; design a leadership model that helps start and/or revitalize their ministries.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include a general study on the integration of ministerial / pastoral and leadership theory and practice in the Hispanic Pentecostal context. This is a Leadership course that will discuss the different theories and concepts of leadership from a ministerial and ecclesiastical perspective, applicable to your ministerial context. Emphasis will be placed on those concepts that help open a ministry according to divine design, providing models that prepare the leader / pastor, impacting leadership and decision-making in your ministry. In addition, the culture and identity of the ministry context will be examined to better understand the dynamics of leadership.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Ministerial Leadership, Introduction to Leadership Studies, or Introduction to Pastoral Ministry (9/21).