God has called you into ministry. We can help you get there. NYSOM prepares you to serve in a church leadership position as a pastor, staff member, or lay leader.


NYSOM is a 3 year educational program designed to equip men and women who feel called into ministry with the educational requirements necessary to become ordained by the Assemblies of God.

  • The first year meets the requirements for Certification.
  • The second year meets the requirements for License.
  • The third year meets the requirements for Ordination.

Each year is composed of 9 months of study, begining in March and ending in November. Each month of study culminates with a mandatory classroom environment from 8:30a-3:00p one Saturday of the month. Students are responsible to cover the course reading on their own each month and arrive to the classroom perpared to participate in the live classroom experience.