Ministry Programs

Earn your M.Div. degree from NTS at MVNU

Thanks to a ruling by the Association of Theological Schools, the accrediting body for NTS, you can now earn your M.Div. degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary right here at MVNU!

For more information please contact Andy Bolerjack.
 

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A call to serve is a call to prepare for ministry in a variety of ways. The mission of the School of Theology and Philosophy is to:
  • Guide students in defining and understanding the reality and the implications of God's call upon their lives,
  • Challenge students toward a global mission and servant's heart, and
  • Enable students to serve by providing practical experiences.


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Master of Ministry Referral ProgramAnnouncing Graduate and Professional Studies Student Referral Reward Program!


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Find out how by clicking the image on the right!

To learn more or to make a referral, talk with Michael Belton today! Call 1-877-431-9610, ext. 4708, or email at mbelton@mvnu.edu




Master of Ministry

This program, designed for busy adults who want graduate pastoral education in a one-day-a-week schedule, combines academic training with an option for practical, on the job 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.

Master of Divinity

Through a unique partnership between MVNU and Nazarene Theological Seminary, students can now earn a Master of Divinity from NTS without moving to Kansas City. This program offers a combination of four convenient ways to take classes:

  • Take classes in the Master of Ministry program at MVNU
  • Attend NTS modular classes at MVNU (August / October / January / March)
  • Earn a portion of your credits through NTS online instruction
  • Take video-conferenced classes from NTS on the MVNU campus
    Program Features
    • All classes can be taken at MVNU
    • 76-hour degree program
    • Intensive module courses taught by full-time and adjunct NTS faculty
    • Up to 30 hours in M.Min. courses from MVNU
    • Innovative online and video conferenced course offerings
Master's Choice

Through the unique Master's Choice program students have the opportunity to earn two degrees, the Master of Ministry and the Master of Divinity. This program combines features from the Master of Ministry and Master of Divinity programs giving students more control, flexibility, and choices as they pursue their educational goals.

Students enrolled in the Master's Choice program have the opportunity to earn the Master of Ministry degree (MVNU) and also take classes from NTS (located on the campus of MVNU) to earn the Master of Divinity. These classes may be taken simultaneously provided pre-requisite courses are met and students may utilize up to four different delivery methods of course presentation.

    Program Features
    • Choice of one degree or two -- Master of Ministry and / or Master of Divinity
    • Choice of taking courses individually or simultaneously
    • Choice of course delivery method:
      • Take classes in the Master of Ministry program at MVNU
      • Attend NTS modular classes at MVNU (August / October / January / March)
      • Earn a portion of your credits through online instruction
      • Take video-conferenced classes from NTS on the MVNU campus
    • 76 - hour MDiv program -  46 hours beyond Master of Ministry
    • Earn the Nazarene Theological Seminary M.Div. degree without having to move!

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