Pastoral Ministry

Pastoral Ministry

Master of Arts

The Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministry covers the breadth of ministerial studies designed to prepare students for a strong vocational ministry.

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  • Lauren Wuertz
  • (208) 467-8688
  • ministryinfo@nnu.edu
  • 40 semester credits for degree completion
  • Fully online
  • Meets All Educational Requirements For Ordination in the Church of the Nazarene

Pastoral Ministry

Ministry offers you a streamlined ministry degree designed to meet all educational requirements for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene and fulfill most requirements from other denominations. Designed for busy adults, you can complete this fully online program one course at a time* in as few as 27 months. Our caring, qualified faculty are ready to help you prepare for Christian ministry while supporting and challenging you in ways that bring out your best, both academically and for your future in ministry.
Graduates from our Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry are serving in various ministry venues, including:
  • Pastoral leadership
  • Staff ministry
  • Church planting
  • University student development
  • Military
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice
  • Institutional and marketplace chaplaincy
  • Non-profit leadership
  • Cross-cultural ministry
  • District and general church administration
Additionally, many of our graduates have advanced to doctoral studies at a variety of other educational institutions, including Drew Divinity School, Boston University, Regent, Claremont, Portland Seminary, Fuller, Perkins, and Nazarene Theological Seminary, to name just a few.
NNU’s Graduate School of Theology is accredited by The Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools. The following degree programs are approved by The Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity; Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry; and Master of Arts in Leadership & Formation with specializations in Missional Leadership; Spiritual Formation; and Youth, Children & Family Ministry.
*Students in their final year of study may complete Supervised Ministry concurrently with other course/s or enroll in it separately during the Summer session.
Degree Details

Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry

Fully Online

$550 per credit, with discounts and scholarships available - See All Tuition & Fee Info

As I began this education, all I knew was that God was calling me to deeper levels of ministry, and I was to “study and prepare myself.” NNU has gone above and beyond my idea of being fully equipped for every good work God might call me to accomplish in His Name.

Kalyn Vogelmann
Master of Divinity in Missional Leadership

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