School of Development

Welcome to Kingdom United School of Development (KUSOD). KUSOD is a private, non-profit Christian school of ministry located in the “City Beautiful”, Orlando, Florida. The school is housed at Life Focus Ministries. KUSOD is under the auspices of Kingdom United, Inc., a nondenominational and five-fold ministry whose apostolic leaders are Apostle Edward Pitts and Prophetess Mary Pitts.

Apostle Edward and Prophetess Mary Pitts had a vision to start a school of ministry that would provide a tangible exploration and application of the spiritual gifts while simultaneously bringing the believer into ministry maturity. KUSOD can assist prospective students/leaders to move forward in their ministry and fulfill their mandate in the Kingdom of God. We REACH, TEACH, TRAIN, and SEND.

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Kingdom United School of Development (KUSOD) offers an *Associate of Arts in Ministry Degree upon completion of applicable courses and practicums. KUSOD utilizes the School of Development (SOD) curriculum that enables students to move forward in their ministry through “Measured Growth for Progression.” SOD curriculum has three core levels of Spiritual Development as well as practicum/internship requirements, and ministry/mission engagements as applicable.

The Associate of Arts in Ministry Degree is especially designed for those who are called into ministry and want a comprehensive training. The AAM Degree can be applied to many ministerial positions. The degree intentionally goes deeper in topics of practice. While the basics of doctrine are covered, topics of the ministry skills are stressed even the more.

Degrees & Programs

Associate of Arts in Ministry
(36 credit hours)

This course presents an overview of Kingdom United School of Development, expectations, and general school requirements as well as acclimating the student to the school environment.

Prerequisite: None
Course Offering: Spring A

SODPC 101: Progress Covenant

(12 credit hours)

  • Seeking the Kingdom
  • Building the Kingdom
  • Maintaining the Kingdom

Prerequisite: KUSOD 100
Course Offering: Spring A

The Progress Covenant course will orientate the student about local church membership including ministry expectations as a member and church body. Equips the student with foundational teachings regarding Christian character and conduct as a church member.

SODMC 102: Ministry Covenant

(12 credit hours)

  • Intro to the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
  • The Holy Spirit and His Gifts

Prerequisite: KUSOD 100, SODPC 101
Course Offering: Spring B

This course will enable the student to discover and implement their natural talents and abilities through education, spirituality, character, personality, and experiences. Teachings and instructions regarding the Holy Spirit and His gifts; those being; Tongues, Interpretation of Tongues and Prophecy; Faith; Healing and Miracles; Discerning of Spirits, Word of Wisdom, and Word of Knowledge will also be covered.

ODFBM 103: Full Body Ministry

(10 credit hours)

  • Introduction to the five-fold ministry
  • The Apostle
  • The Prophet
  • The Evangelist
  • The Pastor
  • The Teacher


Prerequisite: KUSOD 100, SODPC 101, SODMC 102
Course Offering: Fall

The Full Body Ministry course helps the students to identify and recognize their calling and to develop their “Ascension Gift” of the Apostle, Prophet, Teacher, Evangelist and Pastor. As well as, teaching and instruction in the “Ministry of Helps” to support church ministries such as; singles, married, youth, children’s church, street ministry, prison ministry, etc.

SODPRAC 104: Practicum

(2 credit hours)

  • Missions outreach
  • Special Project

The practicum is an internship-training program to be supervised by a ministry facilitator and an official in the local church or church-related institution. This course contains a field-based service- learning component. KUSOD will help facilitate your placement into the ministry of your local church or release, bless, and encourage you in the direction in which you are being led to fulfill your unique ministry calling.

Program Schedule

OrientationJanuary 5, 20216:30pm – 8:30 pmOnline
Spring Term AJanuary 12 – March 30, 20216:30pm – 9:30 pmOnline
Spring Term BApril 6 – June 22, 20216:30pm – 9:30 pmOnline
Practicum/ Service HoursJune 29, 2021 – August 3, 2021N/AOnline
Fall TermAugust 24 – November 9, 20216:30pm – 9:30 pmOnline
GraduationNovember 13, 202110:00 am – 12:00 pmTBD


2020-2021 rates

Application Fee: $50.00 non-refundable

Course fees: $700 per semester or $2,100 for the complete program. Tuition includes program courses, three course books, graduation cap and gown, and graduation ceremony. All fees must be paid prior to starting a course.

No scholarships or financial aid is available at this time. Please check back with us at a later date.

Drop Policy

There will be no reimbursement of tuition fees after the 2 class of attendance.

If any student needs to drop out of the program they must submit in writing.

Academic Policy & Procedures

This section will highlight the governing academic policies and procedures that apply to all credit students. The complete listing of KUSOD policies can be located at and procedures a. The links in this section are included as a quick reference to frequently referenced policies.

Feel free to contact our office with any questions at 407.294.5833 or email us at [email protected].

*The Associate of Arts in Ministry Degree may or may not be fully transferable to other institutions. At this time, we are not accepting incoming transfer of credits.