Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does ASOM cost?

ASOM is a very affordable way to take the classes required to become a certified, licensed, or ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. There is a one-time enrollment fee of $50 which includes a background check, and the cost of each class is $60 (late registration is $80). The cost of textbooks is approximately $40 for each course, and it is the student’s responsibility to cover travel and food expenses.

How does registration work?

Once an application is submitted and approved. You may register by emailing Kat Cunningham at and naming the course and paying the course fee. You are not registered for a class until the registration fee ($60) is paid.

Pre-registration for all classes will close no less than 3 week prior to class date. The pre-registration fee for each class is $60 per student. There will be a minimum requirement of students pre-registered for each class.

The student will still be responsible for all reading and homework assignments required of the class. That will be due at the beginning of the class. Registration closes the Sunday before the class at midnight.

You can register by submitting the application which is found under the “Prospective Students” tab.

When does class meet?

Each class will last a month with the class meeting face-to-face on one Saturday from 8 AM-5 PM during the time period.

Schedule of Classes 2020

A minimum of five students is required for each class. If there are not five students the course may be cancelled.

During the three weeks prior to the class session, each student must complete the reading and homework assignments, and meet other various requirements as specified for each course. This will help to ensure that each student is adequately prepared to participate in class and pass the final exam.

Are there any special requirements for application?

There are no educational requirements needed to be a student at ASOM.

You must be able to pass a background check, and be able to cover the enrollment and course costs.

The one time application fee is $50.

What are the benefits of ASOM?

Location: Classes are offered at ARISE Assembly of God at Brandon.

Cost-effective: ASOM is very reasonably priced to help you get started quickly.

World Class Faculty: The ASOM faculty has over 300 years of combined experience and feature many award winning Southeastern University professors including: Dr. Alan Ehler, Drs Ken & Melissa Archer, Dr. Robby Waddell, Dr. Daniel McNaughton, and Superintendend Terry Raburn.

Internships: You will receive practical, hands on ministry experience.

Convenient Class Schedule: Classes are held 8AM-5PM one Saturday a month, with both pre-class and post-class work.

Community: Lifelong relationships are often developed between the students and instructors.

Assembly of God ministry credential: ASOM
fulfills the Assembly of God General Council educational requirements for certified, licensed and ordained accreditation.

What are the benefits of ASOM?

We’d love to connect with you and answer any further questions you may have. Feel free to contact us through email at or call us at 813-689-2345.