MINISTRY students carry Christ's mission in the world.

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.

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 AVAILABLE

There are many scholarship opportunities for Intercultural Studies majors. 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 a $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)

Your Future

CAREERS

Touching every aspect of ministry, you could become a(n):

  • Pastor
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Evangelist

EMPLOYERS & INTERNSHIPS

  • Local churches in the Kansas City area, the MNU region, and beyond
  • Global Ministries Center for the Church of the Nazarene
  • Christian Liberal Arts Universities
  • Nazarene Publishing House
  • Global Mission Education Centers
  • Nonprofit Agencies

Our People are the Difference

Our ministry professors are professionals and scholars with a mission to prepare you for purposeful, passionate and innovative ministry for the kingdom of God around the world. We will equip you to nurture faithful discipleship and provide ways to cultivate the knowledge, attitudes and skills for ministry and leadership from the Wesleyan holiness perspective.

You Can Succeed Here

Pioneer alumni are working in industries and cities around the world. During their time at MNU, they developed the skills and knowledge to succeed. Transformed by Christ to serve others – that’s real success.


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