Northwest University

Master Online
12 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
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This Master in Ministry Degree Online at Northwest University is designed to prepare students—intellectually, spiritually, and functionally—for vocational or lay ministry in a variety of contexts. This program is specifically for students seeking their ministerial credentials, but it also provides a foundational education to anyone seeking entry into ministry.


Why Choose An Online Master in Ministry at Northwest University?

A Legacy of Success

Complete your Master in Ministry Online at a university with 80 years of preparing Christian leaders for service. Since 1934, we've provided a top-quality education to students interested in pursuing Christian ministry.

Exceptional Faculty

Work with distinguished professors. Each one has extensive biblical training, deep theological education, and rich, diverse experiences in ministry and leadership.

Fully Accredited

All of our graduate ministry degrees are fully accredited at the highest level possible. You can be sure that a degree from NU will be widely recognized and deeply respected.

Training for Credentials

NU is the only evangelical, charismatic graduate ministry opportunity in the Pacific Northwest. The MA programs are suitable for credentialing through the Assemblies of God, other denominations, and military chaplaincy.

An Affordable Investment

Our degrees are competitively priced when compared to other online offerings. The investment into education can deeply impact your ministry for the rest of your life. Financial aid is available.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • OT Introduction: Background and Theology
  • NT Introduction: Background and Theology
  • Reading the Bible: Exegesis and Interpretation
  • Christian Theology: An Introduction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Baccalaureate degree of Arts or Science (or an equivalent degree) from an accredited college or university is required to qualify for admission to the program. 
  • Please request official transcripts from the institution that granted you your undergraduate degree, requesting that the transcript of record be sent directly to Northwest University. Institutions charge a transcript request fee, so be sure to include payment to ensure timely processing. 
  • If you completed your degree outside of the U.S. and your transcript(s) is not reported on a 4.0 grading scale, please also provide a transcript equivalency report. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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