The Salvation Army College For Officer Training At Crestmont
About CFOT - The Program


The academic offerings of the College for Officer Training exceed the requirements for an accredited Associate of Arts in Ministries degree and exceed the requirements of The Salvation Army National Curriculum standard for the Certificate of Completion of Salvation Army Officer Training. Instruction is given in Bible, Business, Theology, Homiletics and Public Speaking, History, Ministry, Psychology and Sociology, and Worship.

Field Training

A variety of field practicum activities are designed to provide a practical application of classroom learning which focuses on the development of skills and abilities in personal and public ministry, preaching and worship, and Army administration.

Spiritual Formation

Although intrinsic to the educational and training program, Spiritual Formation is an intentional part of the Training program and includes corporate worship, group and individual prayer, instruction and relationship in discipleship.