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Ministry
College of Arts & Sciences
MINISTRY students carry Christ's mission into the world.
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DR. SCOTT DERMER
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about the program
The ministry program at MNU prepares you for full-time ministry by laying a foundation of Biblical truth and theological understanding. You’ll study pastoral counseling, corporate worship, evangelism, church growth and Christian leadership. You’ll experience hands-on training in area churches, through internships at Churches across the North Central Nazarene Districts and Christian organizations along with conferences and workshops held right here on MNU’s campus to equip you for the ministry.
YOU WILL LEARN

MNU’s ministry major meets all requirements to become ordained in the Church of the Nazarene and prepares you for ordination in many other denominations as well. You can also choose from several concentrations to personalize your degree depending on your interests and goals.

SCHOLARSHIPS

There are many scholarship opportunities. Ministry students have the potential of receiving roughly $20,000 in financial assistance over four years, significantly minimizing debt and easing the transition into ministry.

  • all freshmen receive $1250 their first semester and another $1250 scholarship once they pass the Introduction to Ministry course
  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors can apply for the Ministry Student Internship Program ($4500-$7500/year)
  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors can apply for the General Ministry Scholarships ($500-$3000/year)
Potential Careers
  • Pastor
  • Evangelist
  • Chaplain
  • Director of Ministry
Ministry
Sample Schedule
Career Earnings

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$50,500
average annual
$2,171,500
career average
$53k
Pastor
 
$35k
Evangelist
 
$61k
Chaplain
 
$53k
Director of Ministry

Related Majors

Intercultural Studies
Youth & Family Ministry
Music-Worship Arts
Children and Family Ministry
Bible and Theology

Wired Wednesday

Developed specifically for Traditional Undergraduate Students, MNU launched a new schedule in 2020. Semester-long courses are now held on Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday for 75 minutes each.

Business Administration continues to be a highly sought out degree by students and employers alike. It provides an excellent and thorough foundation in skills necessary for success in today’s business world. These degrees will also prepare students for graduate study in management, law or other business specialties.
Yorton Clark
Dean, School of Professional and Graduate Studies Chair, Professional and Graduate Studies in Business Professor
MNU’s InterCultural Studies major teaches students to exegete culture, contextual the Gospel in engaging ways, and act out the mission of God.
DR. JACOB LETT
Associate Professor of Theology

success stories

As an MNU student, you’ll encounter not only academic growth and career preparation but you’ll also transform through spiritual growth and time spent in service and mission. We think that’s a
recipe for success in today’s global world.

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