Master of Ministry: Church-Based
MVNU introduces an innovative approach to earning your Master of Ministry. This program, designed for young graduates and those with flexible schedules, combines the academic training with a practical church-based experience.

Students may choose to do a supervised ministry in a local qualified church as part of their program. Students will be mentored by a strong pastoral leader and church staff while they learn how the church functions by participating in the process.

Program Features
  • Degree completed in 3 semesters (11 months)
  • Earn 30 credits (transferable for 1/3 of the Master of Divinity program if desired)
  • Students are immersed in a local qualified church 15-20 hours per week:
  • Classes meet 6 hours on Mondays
  • Cohort-based - all students take the same courses
  • Courses taught by faculty and other professional experts via video conferencing at designated locations
  • Some practics courses enhanced by church staff
  • Students visit MVNU main campus twice a semester
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