Certificate of Ministry Preparation
The Certificate of Ministry Preparation is for you if:
  • You've been called to:
    • Pastoral ministry
    • Evangelism
    • Christian education
    • Compassionate ministry
    • Music ministry
    • Youth ministry
    • Church administration
  • Your goal is to be ordained as an elder or a deacon in the Church of the Nazarene.
  • You are a lay person with a desire to increase your ministry effectiveness through a structured educational program
Register Here for the Certificate of Ministry Preparation  cmpreg2016

Program Features
  • New 5-week course modules with each session being 3 hours in length!
  • All courses will be taught on a coordinated schedule that will cover the entire curriculum each year (each course earning 1 MEU - Ministerial Education Unit).
  • CMP Video conferencing site locations:

  • There is potential for video-conferencing to students in remote locations. More information will be available later on this exciting option.
  • Those who complete the program will receive the CMP Certificate that verifies that they have graduated from the Course of Study of the Church of the Nazarene. (With the understanding that they will need to complete the Field Experience on their own District.)
Academic Regulations
  • Certificate requires completing all the courses described in the handbook; MVNU will accept half of the total number of courses (13 courses) as transfer from another program approved by the International Course of Study Advisory Committee of the Church of the Nazarene.
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00.
  • Class attendance required. No more than one absence per course is permitted.
  • Transfer of credit to a degree program at Mount Vernon Nazarene University will be governed by the admission policies and requirements stated in the undergraduate catalog.
Financial Information

Tuition per course is set for each academic year.

For more information, please call us at 740.397.9000 ext 3615 or email CMP@mvnu.edu.

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