Working with youth is a life-changing experience—both for you and for the students. So preparing to go into youth ministry is an important step, one that Northwest University can help you with, offering 80 years of experience in equipping leaders for effective ministry. The Youth and Family Ministries program combines academic excellence with pastoral training and hands-on experience in local churches to prepare you for vocational ministry. When you graduate, you'll be ready to transform our future—one young life at a time.
"The professors in the Youth and Family Ministries major go deeper than just the academics. They care about you, they pray for you, and they believe in you. My time at NU in the Youth and Family Ministries major was valuable because of the relationships that were fostered with the students and faculty which created a friendly and caring network beyond my four years at NU."
A degree from NU can help you launch your career immediately after graduation. Some of the positions that a degree in Youth and Family Ministries can open up for you include:
Professor & Dean of the College of Ministry
"Our Youth and Family Ministries degree utilizes the skills of experienced student leaders as adjunct faculty and is led by Dr. Joshua Ziefle—who not only has the experience, but also the educational tools to impact today's youth pastors. It is our belief that Youth and Family Ministries is one of the most critical programs that we offer in the College of Ministry."
A complete list of courses for the Youth and Family Ministries Major can be found in the Academic Catalog »
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