Excellence in Ministry Certificate

Credit Hours

Class Type

(On-campus, 15-week semester)

Next Start Date

August 20, 2024

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 100% credits.

Articulation Agreements

Southeastern University, Faith International University, SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary and, Oral Roberts University.

Develop Your Ministry Knowledge and Training with the Excellence in Ministry Certificate

Do you desire to increase your biblical knowledge while developing your ministry calling? The Excellence in Ministry Certificate 1-year on-campus program will strengthen your core biblical insights and deepen your knowledge of ministry skills. Along with core Bible courses, electives offered include Pastoral Studies, Christian Missions, Leadership Development, Effective Evangelism and more.

This program can be completed in less than one (1) year and will help you to go further in fulfilling the call of God upon your life.

Excellence in Ministry Certificate Program Highlights

When choosing Nations College on-campus, you want to be sure that it is right for you. We believe that completing our Excellence in Ministry Certificate can offer what you need. Here’s why:

  • Academic excellence, flexibility, affordability, and accessibility.
  • Develop in your calling and ministry.
  • Learn from Spirit-filled faculty who are experts in their field.
  • Gain access to personal input from faculty (via email, Zoom, etc.).
  • Further your study by attending the Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry degree program ON-CAMPUS at Nations College.
  • Be equipped and launched into your calling and ministry.
  • Pursue a call to evangelism by applying to the CfaN Evangelism Bootcamp or CfaN School of Evangelism.

What Will You Learn in Our Excellence in Ministry Certificate Classes?

Throughout this certificate program, you’ll be learning core skills that can be used in the ministry, as well as in many professions. You’ll take courses in biblical studies, learn critical thinking skills, and cultivate a Spirit-empowered life. You will also be able to study ministry courses that align with your call to the ministry. These will give you foundational knowledge to help you be fruitful in your ministry, your career, and in your future studies.

In our Excellence in Ministry Certificate program, you’ll be studying topics like:

  • Developing a Spirit-empowered life
  • Old and New Testament Studies
  • Hermeneutics
  • Theological interpretations of the Bible
  • ELECTIVE (choose one): Leadership | Pastoral Studies | Missions | Evangelism (and more)

View the Degree Completion Plan and check out some of our featured courses.

Admission Requirements:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee* (waived if you apply today)
  • Complete the online orientation.
  • Complete the High School Self-Certification form.
  • High School Self-Certification or GED transcript is required within the first 12 credit hours of classes.
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English).

*Some restrictions may occur for this promotion to apply. This promotion also excludes active faculty and staff, military, Non-Degree Seeking, DGIA, Continuing Education, WSB, and Certificates.

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