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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Ministry Leadership, Certificate (Online)

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College Ministry; Online and Extended Education
Academic Award Certificate
Credits Required 33 semester credits
Faculty Lead Steve Mills
CIP Code 39.0699
Available at Online and NU Oregon


The Certificate in Ministry Leadership major is designed to prepare students for volunteer or vocational ministry within churches and para-church organizations. Courses in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Practical Ministry ensure students have the necessary knowledge and skills to lead a broad range of ministries. Completion of the Certificate in Ministry Leadership meets the educational requirements for certification, licensing, and ordination credential levels with the Assemblies of God. Satisfaction for other credentialing groups should be verified by students prior to registration.

Graduates with a Certificate in Ministry Leadership are able to:

  1. Apply basic biblical and theological knowledge with the practice of ministry and daily life;
  2. Articulate basic leadership, organizational, and administrative skills involved in fulfilling the divine call and function of pastoral ministry;
  3. Develop basic preaching/teaching skills necessary for ministerial service;
  4. Explain a philosophy of ministry that encompasses God, the church, family, self-understanding, a servant’s heart and meaningful relationships with others within a variety of cultures.

For further information about entering the Ministry Leadership program, contact the Center for Online and Extended Education Enrollment Office for an information packet and further details.

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