Earn your A.A. in Church Leadership While Attending Heartland

We Value Education:  

That is why we have partnered with North Central University to offer online degree plans for students attending Heartland Ministry + College. Through attending Heartland and enrolling in North Central University classes, students will receive hands-on experience with a high-quality college education. 

North Central University and Heartland Ministry + College share the same vision to raise up followers of Jesus who, empowered by the Holy Spirit and the Word of God, are able to influence the world around them. To learn more about North Central University's mission and vision, click here: https://www.northcentral.edu/about/.

North Central University: 

North Central University (NCU) is a regionally accredited Assembly of God university located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Heartland Ministry + College is an academic partner of NCU, therefore our students have the option to enroll in classes through North Central University and receive academic credit for their classwork. Ability to take classes through NCU is contingent on acceptance from North Central University (see information about enrolling below). To learn more about NCU, please visit their website: https://www.northcentral.edu.

North Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six regionally-accrediting institutions within the United States. The HLC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

How it Works:

Students will apply and enroll in online classes through North Central University. While attending Heartland, students are able to enjoy the flexibility of an online education with the benefits of working alongside classmates in-person at Heartland's campus. Heartland Ministry + College incorporates academic time within its weekly schedule as well as offers HMC staff on-site to assist students with their academic journey.

How to Enroll:

  1. Apply to Heartland here
  2. Once you're accepted at Heartland, apply to North Central University at https://www.northcentral.edu/admissions/apply-now/. Indicate that you are an online student, taking undergraduate courses, pursuing an A.A. in Church Leadership (unless discussed otherwise), and associated with the Academic Church Partner Heartland Ministry + College.
  3. Submit high school and any college transcripts to North Central University admissions at admissions@northcentral.edu.
  4. To see if you are eligible for Financial Aid, submit your FAFSA (code: #002369).

If you have any questions about the NCU enrollment process, please reach out to Brynn at brynn@heartlandmc.com or Adam at ajhill@northcentral.edu.