Study Paths

Mount Carmel Academy offers the following paths of study:

  • Ordination

    This is a three year course of study resulting in Ordination into the ministry of our Lord by Mount Carmel Academy and the local church. This path is recommended for anyone seeking to enter pastoral ministry. See below for more information.

  • General

    This path includes various short courses and mini-courses intended to provide advanced training and information about the church and the Christian life. See below for more information.

  • Leadership

    This path includes various seminars intended to train those who are currently or expect soon to be in leadership positions within the local church. This path is highly recommended for church Elders and Deacons. See below for more information.



Ordination Path

The Ordination Path requires a three-year course of study for successful completion leading to Ordination into the pastoral ministry. The course of study follows:

      Year 1

    • Old Testament Survey (OTS)
    • New Testament Survey (NTS)
    • Church History 1 (CH1)
    • Making Disciples (MDO)
    • Practicum 1 (PY1)

      Year 2

    • Church History 2 (CH2)
    • Theology of the Trinity (THT)
    • Church Worship & Work (CWW)
    • Study of Acts (SA0)
    • Practicum 2 (PY2)

      Year 3

    • Biblical Preaching (BPR)
    • Biblical Leadership (BLR)
    • Gifts of Ministry (GMO)
    • Biblical Authority & Ordination (BAO)
    • Practicum 2 (PY2)

    Practicum requires 50 hours per semester, or 200 hours per year. The first two years, the student is assigned to a different mentor each semester. In the third year, the student will intern with one mentor the entire year.



General Path

The General Path includes various short and mini courses intended to provide advanced training and information about the church and the Christian life.



Leadership Path

The Leadersip Path includes various seminars intended to train those who are currently or expect soon to be in leadership positions within the local church. This path is highly recommended for church Elders and Deacons.