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Earn your degree online at your own pace, with the option to continuing working your full-time job and fulfilling your daily obligations. All of our classes are held in an online format. We meet in virtual classrooms via Microsoft Teams. ILT students and faculty are able to interact with one another, hold open discussions, ask questions and ultimately learn just as if they were in a normal classroom.

Associate of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies

Associate of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies

The Associate of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies degree program offers students a foundation in business and creative thinking in business-related ventures. It is designed not only to help students to learn about business finance and strategy but also to prepare students to have the entrepreneurial spirit to start new ministry projects. 

Program Overview

Zero Student Debt

Our goal is for every student to graduate with no debt. Our donor-sponsored financial assistance makes that possible.

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Total: $0.00

Tuition

$400 per Credit Hour
*Tuition cost is subject to change. Additional costs may apply.

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Total: $24,000

Requirements

Broad-based, foundational course of study for high school graduates who want to pursue undergrad-level studies in ministry, or are preparing for ordained ministry.

Total: 60 Credits

Expected Timeline

Full-time students can finish this degree in 2 years and part-time students can take up to 3 years.

Total: 2-3 Years

*Additional costs may apply. (Application fee, books, costs associated with researching and producing the independent projects or the final project or thesis, etc.) are also the responsibility of the participant.

Course of Study
Course RequirementsCredit Hours
General Studies: A Total of 18 Credits from the Following Subjects:
Communications6 Credits
Humanities/Fine Arts6 Credits 
Natural Science/Mathematics3 Credits 
Social/Behavioral Sciences3 Credits 
Bible/Theology Requirements: A Total of 12 Credits
Entrepreneurial Studies Major: A Total of 30 Credits

*All work must be in the student’s field of study. 

General Studies (18 Credits)

Communications (6 Credits):

  • COM 101: Academic Research & Writing
  • COM 102: Introduction to Communications

Humanities/Fine Arts (6 Credits):

Two (2) Courses in Humanities and Fine Arts

  • CLS 111-2: Latin I, II
  • CLS 121-2: Classical Greek I, II
  • BT 201-3: Biblical Greek I, II, III
  • BT 211-2: Biblical Hebrew I, II
  • LIT 201-2: World Literature I, II
  • HIS 211-2: History of Western Civilization I, II
  • PHL 221: Intro to Eastern Philosophy
  • REL 231: Intro to World Religions

Natural Science/Mathematics (3 Credits):

  • MTH 131: Foundations of Mathematics

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits):

One (1) Course in Social/Behavioral Sciences

  • PSY 261: Intro to Psychology
  • SOC 251: Cultural Anthropology
  • SOC 271: Intro to Sociology
  • SOC 281: Intro to Political Science/Civics

Bible/Theology Requirements (12 Credits)
  • BT 221: Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • BT 311: Introduction to the Old Testament
  • BT 321: Introduction to New Testament
  • HST 201: Systematic Theology

Entrepreneurial Studies Major (30 Credits)
  • PTE 101: Christian Vocation
  • PHL 101-2: Logic I, II
  • PHL 210-11: Intro to Western Philosophy I, II
  • PTE 402: Entrepreneurial and Business Ethics
  • ESB 301: Entrepreneurial Research
  • ESB 302: Entrepreneurial Development
  • ESB 303: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • ESB 304: Operations Management

Total: 60 Credits

After completing this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of scripture and theology. 
  • Apply the concepts and skills from the business field to a venture of their choice. 
  • Strategically plan in detail the launching of a new endeavor.  
  • Demonstrate competencies in a chosen area of professional development.

  • Completion of online application form.
  • Proof of completion of secondary education and transcripts from any post-secondary schools.
  • A letter of recommendation from a pastor, teacher or mentor.
  • Entrance writing evaluation.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) that is not more than two years old. Normally, minimum acceptable scores for the TOEFL are 21 on the speaking section and 21 on the writing section. Minimum acceptable scores on the IELTS are 6.5 on the speaking section and 6.5 on the writing section. Please request that your score be sent to ILT. ILT’s DI Code for the TOEFL is 5745. More information concerning TOEFL can be accessed at the Education Testing Services website. Information regarding the IELTS can be found at their IELTS website.
  • Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • Copy of an official photo identification.
  • Admissions interview with Director of Enrollment Services.
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