Online Master in Ministry

Called To Serve. Equipped To Lead.

This online program is designed to prepare students—intellectually, spiritually, and functionally—for vocational or lay ministry in a variety of contexts. This program is specifically for students seeking their ministerial credentials, but it also provides a foundational education to anyone seeking entry into ministry.

What he knows about ministry could fill a book. In fact, it has filled 16.

Dr. Wayde Goodall has been called "a pastor's pastor." At NU, we're proud to call him our Dean at the College of Ministry. His writing has been translated into 15 languages. What does his knowledge and experience mean for students? Classes that are engaging, relevant, and practical. Theology that is sound. And a world-class education that will fully equip you for ministry leadership.

Why Choose Northwest University?

A Legacy of Success

Complete your Master in Ministry degree at a university with 80 years of preparing Christian leaders for service. Since 1934, we've provided a top-quality education to students interested in pursuing Christian ministry.

Exceptional Faculty

Work with distinguished professors. Each one has extensive biblical training, deep theological education, and rich, diverse experiences in ministry and leadership.

Fully Accredited

All of our graduate ministry degrees are fully accredited at the highest level possible. You can be sure that a degree from NU will be widely recognized and deeply respected.

Training for Credentials

NU is the only evangelical, charismatic graduate ministry opportunity in the Pacific Northwest. Our MA programs are suitable for credentialing through the Assemblies of God, other denominations, and military chaplaincy.

An Affordable Investment

Our degrees are competitively priced when compared to other online offerings. The investment into education can deeply impact your ministry for the rest of your life. Financial aid is available.

Program Cost

Cost per Credit

$572

Total Credits in Program

30

Top Accreditation

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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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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