"And Christ Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers , for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry , for the edifying of the Body of Christ, until we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ." (Ephesians 4:11-13)

The vision of MorningStar University is to equip and release spiritual, creative and powerful leaders to bring forth God's Kingdom.


  • Fall deeper in love with God.

  • Find their true identity in Christ.

  • Become passionate seekers of the truth. through the study of the scriptures.

  • Discover their purpose and begin walking on the path that God has destined for them.

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College of Leadership

Core Classes

Current Events and Biblical Worldview - Rick Joyner

The Seven Spirits of God – Chris Reed

Biblical Leadership - Tom Hardiman

Deep Foundations - Justin Perry

Leadership Skills - Tom Hardiman

History of Israel – Mary Anne Hardiman

Spiritual Ministry Training - Various Teachers

Financial Foundations - Various Teachers

Experiential Learning and Practicum - Various Teachers

Holy Spirit Activation Weeks, Online Connect Groups, Mini-Internships


Director of MorningStar University Justin Perry

Justin Perry is the Director of MorningStar University and the executive Pastor of MorningStar Ministries in Fort Mill, SC. After a dramatic salvation experience in 2000, Justin immediately began to experience and walk in supernatural ministry. Since that time, he has been involved in equipping the Body of Christ in healing, evangelism, prophetic ministry, and supernatural theology. Justin has a vision for the church to know the Scriptures and the power of God. Whether training in the gifts of the Spirit or teaching Systematic Theology, he makes daunting and complicated issues inviting and accessible. Justin has seen multitudes equipped and released into their spiritual gifts, both inside the church and out in the streets. He is the author of four books, including: Adventures in Dreaming: The Supernatural Nature of Dreams, and The Victorious End-Time Church: True Theology Vol. II and is the host of a weekly online show, Supernatural Theology. He and his wife, LeeAnna, have two sons and two daughters and live in Fort Mill, SC.

Teacher/Trainer Chris Reed

After feeling the call to minister at age twelve, Chris Reed started speaking and accepting invitations to minister on a regular basis at the age of fifteen. Not long after turning nineteen, he began serving as an assistant/associate pastor speaking at over two hundred churches, revivals, and crusades. At the age of twenty-five, he was elected pastor of The Revival Center church of Peru, Indiana. Since that time, hundreds have been baptized, Spirit-filled, and are now actively working in or seeking their purpose. Pastor Reed focuses on revival and evangelism, while also putting members into their ministry and purpose to change their world.

Senior Instructor Rick Joyner

Rick Joyner has authored more than sixty books, including The Final Quest Trilogy, Awakening: A Personal Sojourn, The Second American Revolution/Civil War, and The Fire on the Mountain series. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of MorningStar Ministries, a multi-faceted mission organization which includes Heritage International Ministries, MorningStar University, MorningStar Fellowship of Churches and Ministries.

Director, MFM & MFC Tom Hardiman

Tom Hardiman is Vice President of Spiritual Services at MorningStar Ministries. He and his wife, Mary Anne, direct the MorningStar Fellowship of Ministries and Churches. They are members of the senior leadership team at MorningStar Fort Mill Church, and together they oversee a network of over four hundred pastors, churches, and ministries throughout the world. As a former Olympian and coach, Tom brings a wealth of team ministry to his messages. Tom’s heart is to strengthen and equip ministers and congregations to have the most impact on the world for Christ. His burden is for the restoration of spiritual warriors so that they are healed, equipped, and building again.

Director, Shine Ministries MaryAnne Hardiman

A gifted teacher, Mary Anne, desires to see the generations discover their purpose and vision to become effective kingdom builders. Mary Anne is also passionate about educating our nation about America’s true spiritual foundations. She travels with her husband and is a frequent speaker at MFM conferences. Mary Anne is also the director of MorningStar’s Women’s Ministry, Shine. Shine is building a community of strong women who are relentlessly pursuing the heart of the Father. Mary Anne and Tom have three married children and seven grandchildren.

Worship Director David Vallier

David Vallier is a speaker, songwriter, and worship leader based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently, David serves as Worship Director at MorningStar Ministries, where he has been featured on numerous projects and albums, such as Wild Love, Sovereign, and Crash This Place. In 2015, his continual search for new creative expressions led to him co-founding Wild Love, a movement dedicated to staying wild. David’s heart is to see people released in their own unique walk with the Father, and to that end, has traveled extensively, bringing spiritual freedom to others through worship and teaching.

MSU Online Live Overview

2022-2023 Calendar

- Enrollment for Fall 2022 open until September 30, 2022

- Enrollment For Spring 2023 open until January 3, 2023

- Fall Semester: August 30th – December 16th

- Spring Semester: January 3rd – May 18th

Classes can be watched live or recordings can be viewed later on in the week.

Live Class Schedule:

- Tuesdays: 9:00am - 12:00pm
- Wednesdays: 9:00am - 12:00pm
- Thursdays" 9:00am - 12:00pm
- Fridays: 9:00am - 10:20am

*All times are US Eastern Time

Year One Tuition - $2,691.00 before classes start or $299.00 a month for 10 months


  • Passionate, experienced spirit-led teachers.

  • A classroom environment that encourages a love of learning, open dialogue and excellence.

  • Teachings that are firmly established in the scriptures.

  • Friendly and encouraging staff that are focused on the success of each student.

  • The personal development of each student's individual gifts, talents, passions, character and leadership skills.

MSU Online Degree Track

Year 1 – Year 1 Leadership Core Classes (24 Credit Hours)*

Year 2 – Year 2 Leadership Core Classes (24 Credit Hours)*

Year 3 & Beyond – Special online elective tracks and independent study options (12-72 Credit Hours)

Associates Degree = 60 Credit Hours

Bachelor’s Degree = 120 Credit Hours

*Certificates of Completion will be awarded to students at the end of Year 1 & Year 2

Pricing Options

Pricing options payment is for the school year period. The course will be available for 12 months from the enrollment date.

$2691 payment in full
$299 per month x 10 months


  • Can I also attend School of the Prophets (weekend intensive)?

    School of the Prophets (weekend intensive) is a separate course and needs to be signed up for individually.

  • Is this course accredited?

    MorningStar University is accredited by Association of Independent Christian Colleges and Seminaries. Credits earned by completing this course are counted towards accreditation.