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
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
• Office Administration Internship
• Computer Applications
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 Computer Applications
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
• Crisis Counseling
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
Spring Chorale TourMarch 6–15
Attend one of the Chorale's concerts in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri.
Spring Chorale ConcertMarch 20
Join us on the Faith campus for the annual spring Chorale concert.
Scholarship WeekendMarch 19-21
For seniors who have applied to Faith. Get to know Faith personnel and interview for substantial scholarships.
Faith Pulpit DayMarch 30
This year's Faith Pulpit Day will focus on exposition in theology, preaching, and counseling.
Spring Instrumental ConcertApril 10
Join us for a concert of sacred and classical music presented by the Faith Community Orchestra and Handbells.
Student Leadership SummitApril 16-18
Evangelist Will Galkin and Dr. Paul Hartog will help teens confront their culture rather than conform to it.
Chorale Concert at IRBCApril 18
The Chorale will present a special concert at the Iowa Regular Baptist Camp for people in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.
Commencement WeekendMay 7, 8
Find a full schedule of the 2015 commencement weekend events.