Certificate in Ministry Leadership

Certificate in Ministry Leadership

The Certificate of Ministry Leadership is designed to address the challenge of continuing education in today's fast-paced, ever-changing world, preparing students for volunteer or vocational ministry. Combining theology and practice, this certificate is offered in an innovative, Bible-centered environment. Completion of the program meets the educational requirements for certification, licensing, and ordination credential levels with the Assemblies of God.

Why Choose Northwest University?

Flexibility

Earn your certificate in only two years with coursework designed to fit with your career and personal life. Taking only one course at a time, with a break during the month of December, you'll be equipped for effective ministry with an education that accommodates your schedule.

Community

Benefit from a cohort structure, characterized by a small group of students working together and encouraging each other within an interactive online environment that empowers Christian leadership formation and development of community.

Quality

Learn from proficient faculty members who offer both academic qualifications as well as real-life experience in their teaching fields.

Opportunity

Alternatively or in support of the certificate program, online courses are also open to students interested in further study for personal enrichment. Students can register individually for any course available online if necessary prerequisite courses have been met.

Relevance

Build valuable skills that directly apply to your ministry work, including biblical literacy and exegetical skills, critical thinking, and sensitivity toward diversity. You'll also develop effective leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Program Cost

Cost per Credit

$360

Total Credits in Program

30

Next Steps

Would you like to get started right away? Begin the admission process now by completing our online application form. Or fill out the Request Info form, and a member of our Admissions team will contact you soon.

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Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is a private, non-profit Christian institution awarding associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The University also holds membership with the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.

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NOTE: Northwest University is not currently authorized to accept applications to our online programs (with the exception of the M.A. in International Community Development) from residents of these states: Connecticut, DC, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Wisconsin. This information will be updated as additional state authorizations are secured.