Watermark U with Houghton College



There are three tiers available to pursue this degree:

Audit for personal enrichment: $150 per course

Train for ministry: $150 per course + $50 fee for ordination credit

Earn your AAS degree in Christian Ministries:   $1,176 per course*

*Cost is approximately $392 per credit-hour for online courses. Most of the courses for the AAS degree are three-credit courses, which equals $1,176 per course.  Some courses may be fewer or more credits, so the price would adjust accordingly. Payment can be spread out over five months.


Watermark is partnering with Houghton College to offer you classes that will train you on the biblical, theological, and historical foundations of Christian faith as well as key areas of Christian ministry like spiritual formation and discipleship. You can take them for college credit toward an associate’s degree or simply audit them for personal enrichment. Watermark is one of three sites offering a series of 8-week classes:

Course Title: Preaching in Church with Dr. Michael Jordan
Course Description: Explores the role of preaching and proclamation in worship and ecclesiology. Examines the character and methods of the preacher. Focus is on the preparation and delivery of sermons, combining theory of organization structure with tools and techniques for biblically based preaching in various sermon genres. Includes practice in preparing and preaching various types of sermons.
Dates/times: March 17-April 21


Course Title: Introduction to Christianity with Richard Eckley
Course Description: Introductory survey of the main beliefs and practices that constitute the Christian tradition. Christianity is approached in a way that overcomes the traditional division between doctrine and practice. Explores the biblical, theological, historical, ethical and spiritually formative aspects of the Christian faith. Aims to help students develop a personal theology and life perspective informed by Christian faith and Christian spirituality.
Dates/times: March 15-May 7


For questions, please email Becky Beers at bbeers@watermarkwesleyan.com.



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