Certificate of Ministry Development
The Certificate of Ministry Development (CMD) is designed to increase your ministry ability through the curriculum offered in the Master of Ministry program by allowing you to take classes without pursuing a degree. Those who have a bachelor's or master's degree may also take courses in this program for Continuing Educational Units (CEU).

When you enroll as a CMD student, you'll take master's level courses in six core areas to give you an increased understanding of the functions of ministry and how they impact your personal call to serve. Core course areas include: Theology, Biblical Studies, Preaching, Personal Growth, Leadership, and Ministry. Once you have completed the 10 courses required for this program, you will be awarded a "Certificate of Ministry Development."

Program Features
  • A certificate program to enhance Christian ministry effectiveness.
  • Taught by MVNU religion faculty and those approved by the Religion Department.
  • Complete a three-page book report for required textbooks to be submitted to the Coordinator of the Master of Ministry program.
  • CMD students are not required to complete the same class projects required of the master's students.
Admission to the Program and Registration for Classes
  • No admission requirements.
  • Certificate requires completing all the required courses; Adult and Graduate Studies will accept half of the total number of courses (5 courses) as transfer from another program approved by the International Course of Study Advisory Committee of the Church of the Nazarene.
  • For new students, a registration form must be submitted prior to admission into the program.

Financial Information

Tuition per course is set for each academic year.
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