Online Program

Undergraduate 100% Online Christian Ministry Certificate at Nations College

Credit Hours
Eight Week Terms
Courses per Term
Less than 1-year

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses.

Next Start Date

August 21, 2023

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 100% certificate credits.

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Strengthen Your Ministry Knowledge and Training with an Online Christian Ministry Certificate

The Christian Ministry Certificate is offered 100% online and is designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of theology and biblical doctrine. Through ten (10) foundational courses, you will dive into the Old and New Testaments and explore key chapters, persons, places, and events. You may also choose among several electives, which will further equip you for effective ministry.

Online courses can be taken from the convenience of your home, without having to relocate or majorly adjust your schedule. This format allows you the flexibility to complete your work by the due date when it best fits your schedule.

Online Christian Ministry Certificate Program Highlights

When choosing an online ministry school, you want to be sure that it is right for you. We believe that completing our Christian Ministry Certificate online can offer what you need. Here’s why:

  1. Academic excellence, flexibility, affordability, and accessibility.
  2. Develop in your calling and ministry.
  3. Learn from Spirit-filled faculty who are experts in their field.
  4. Gain access to personal input from faculty (via email, Zoom, etc.).
  5. Further your study by attending the Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry degree program (on-campus) at Nations College.
  6. Pursue a call to evangelism by applying to the CfaN Evangelism Bootcamp or CfaN School of Evangelism.
  7. Join the Christ for all Nations Evangelism Alliance by becoming credentialed (licensed or ordained).

What Will You Learn in Our Online Christian Ministry Classes?

Our online Christian Ministry training features biblical studies and Christian education courses that cover insightful and exciting topics like Spirit Empowered Living, Evangelism and Leadership. Check out the courses and electives you’ll be taking in this Christian Ministry Certificate program!

  • EDU 1011 College Success (1-credit course)
  • BIB 1013 New Testament Survey
  • THE 1013 Spirit Empowered Living
  • THE 1023 Theology and Practice of Evangelism
  • BIB 1023 Old Testament Survey
  • THE 1033 Hermeneutics
  • PHI 1013 Christian Worldview and Ethics
  • BIB 1043 Synoptic Gospels
  • BIB 1033 Pneumatology
  • Elective #1, or ENG 1013 College Writing (required to complete Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry)
  • Elective #2, or MAT 1013 Business Mathematics (required to complete Associate of Arts in Practical Ministry)


  • ATH 2043 Evangelistic Preaching & the Gospel
  • ATH 2053 Evangelism from a Cultural Perspective
  • ATH 2033 Special Studies in Pastoral Ministries
  • PSY 2013 Marriage and the Family
  • LEA 2013 Leadership Development
  • LEA 2023 Principles of Ministry Management
  • MIS 2013 Christian Missions
  • HUM 2013 World Religions

Admission Requirements:

  1. Admission application
  2. Application fee
  3. Complete the online orientation.
  4. Complete the High School Self-Certification form.
  5. NOTE: An official high school or GED transcript (or equivalent) is required within the first 12 credit hours of classes.
  6. Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English).
  7. Computer literacy and a reliable internet connection is required of all online students.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of all 10 courses offered in the online program.
  2. Faithfull attendance at a local church (pastor’s confirmation letter will be required).
  3. Fulfillment of student ministry (practical field ministry) under the supervision of the respective church/ministry leader, followed by that leader’s review at the end of each term.
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