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GPSCertificate of Ministry Preparation

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
  • 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


Program Benefits:

  • Online delivery provides convenience and promotes flexibility and increases a candidate's personal marketability and opens doors to job opportunities in grades 4 and 5
  • Fully accredited by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and Higher Learning Commission; approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education
  • Courses facilitated by supportive, expert faculty with relevant teaching experience
  • Improve your teaching skills and apply course content in actual classroom settings via a field experience with 4th and/or 5th grade students
  • MVNU makes it convenient for you to earn this important credential by taking all four required courses in an online format. The endorsement consists of 10 semester hours, including a one credit hour, 50 clock hour practicum experience.


Courses are offered year-round on a rotating basis and include the following titles:

  • ECE3002/6002 Social Studies for Upper Elementary Grades
  • ECE3022/6022 Mathematics for Upper Elementary Grades
  • ECE3032/6032 Science for Upper Elementary Grades
  • MCE3023/6023 Adolescent Literature
  • ECE4001/6001 Early Childhood Endorsement Field

Top 20

MVNU is ranked in the top 20 of the 50 Best Online Bible Schools & Programs 2017 .

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