Programs

Churches, Christian organizations, and businesses need capable and qualified administrative assistants. The Office Administration program at Faith gives you a thorough Bible education and up-to-date office training to prepare you to serve with excellence in an office environment.

Faith offers two options in the Office Administration program.
• A two-year program leading to an Associate of Arts degree
• A four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in either Biblical Counseling or Women's Ministry

Two-Year Program
This popular two-year program, leading to an Associate of Arts degree, includes 29 hours of office courses and 15 hours of Bible and theology. This combination enables you to work with confidence in any office setting and to serve in your local church. This degree gives you practical tools for life and ministry as well as highly marketable office skills for the work place. This program includes an internship to give you real-time experience.

Core Courses in the Two-Year Program

• Intermediate Keyboarding
• Advanced Keyboarding
• Business Communication
• Office Procedures

• Office Administration Internship

• Computer Applications
• Advanced Computer Applications
• Accounting I and II
• Machine Transcription

Four-Year Program
This program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in either Biblical Counseling or Women's Ministry. All the credits earned in the two-year program can be applied to the four-year program. This program also involves an internship.

Core Courses in the Four-Year Program

• Intermediate Keyboarding
• Advanced Keyboarding
• Business Communication
• Office Procedures
• Computer Applications

• Advanced Computer Applications
• Accounting I and II
• Machine Transcription
• Office Administration Internship

Biblical Counseling Minor
Counseling people from a Biblical perspective is a major need in churches today. This minor will gives you both marketable office skills and expertise in counseling so you can help people find answers to the problems of life. Because of the increased number of classes in Bible and theology and 15 hours of Biblical counseling courses, this degree better equips you for successful Christian ministry.

Specialized Courses in the Biblical Counseling Minor

• Foundations of Biblical Counseling
• Methods of Biblical Counseling
• Counseling Children

• Crisis Counseling
• Counseling Adolescents
• Biblical Counseling Practicum

Women's Ministry
Churches need trained leaders for women's ministry. Serving as an administrative assistant at a church gives you increased opportunities to work with women. This minor not only lays the foundation for an effective women's program but also gives you practical tools for planning women's outreach events, leading women's Bible studies, and mentoring other women. This combination gives you marketable job skills and useful ministry capabilities.

Specialized Courses in the Women's Ministry Minor

• Women's Ministry Foundations
• Women's Ministry Programming
• Mentoring Women
• Devotional Preparation for Women



Events

Handbell Concert

October 24

Join us for an enjoyable concert featuring the solo handbell artistry of Christine Anderson.

Fall Bible Conference

November 3-7

Faith Board members and other personnel explore the theme For Our Admonition—Lessons from the Old Testament.

Impact Youth Conference

November 8–Owatonna, Minnesota

Bring your teens to a full day of activities and spiritual challenge.