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Explore your God-given calling while elevating your ministry, online at NGU.

100%
Online | Don’t Stop Life to Study
Biblically faithful & personally flexible. That’s your education—elevated.
14-24
Months to Complete
36 credit program tailored to speed through or go slower if life gets too hectic—that’s convenient.
$415
Cost Per Credit
And graduate students can receive aid & scholarships

Meaningful Ministry Begins Here

Deepen your understanding of Christian doctrine. Learn to apply profound theology to practical ministry. Master the art of connecting biblical truth to the lives of real people, every day.

Our program sets students apart by providing training in classical theological and biblical disciplines such as Old Testament, New Testament, and biblical interpretation, as well as in applied disciplines such as evangelism, missions, discipleship, and spiritual formation.


A Christ-Centered Approached to Ministry

Biblical Interpretation

Old Testament Research and Application

New Testament Research and Application

Spiritual Formation

Christian Theology

Personal Evangelism

*Choose three courses with a CM or CO prefix.

*Choose two additional free electives of your choice.

 

CM 5005 Theology of the Christian Life

CM 5008 Contemporary Evangelical Spirituality

CM 5010 Devotional Classics of the Christian Faith

CM 5300 Ethical Foundations for Christian Ministry

CM 5310 Evangelism and Church Planting

CM 5311 Effective Evangelism for the Local Congregation

CM 5312 Prayer and Spiritual Awakenings

CM 5315 Church Growth and Renewal

CM 5316 Church Revitalization

CM 5320 Introduction to Biblical Preaching

CM 5330 Christian Education in the Local Congregation

CM 5331 Discipleship

CM 5332 Leadership Development in the Local Congregation

CM 5333 Pastoral Ministry in the Local Congregation

CM 5334 Practicum in the Southern Baptist Convention

CM 5335 Contemporary Issues in Church Growth

CM 5336 Pastoral Theology

CM 5337 Spiritual Gifts: Discovering, Developing, and Mobilizing the Membership

CM 5345 Introduction to Christian Missions

CM 5346 Contextualization in Christian Missions

CM 5348 Cross-cultural Communication in Christian Missions

CM 5350 Intercultural Studies Seminar

CM 5355 Practicum in International Christian Missions

CM 5306 Contemporary Issues in Evangelism

CM 5310 Evangelism and Church Planting

CM 5311 Effective Evangelism for the Local Congregation

CM 5315 Church Growth and Renewal

CM 5316 Church Revitalization

CM 5330 Christian Education in the Local Congregation

CM 5332 Leadership Development in the Local Congregation

CM 5334 Practicum in the Southern Baptist Convention

CM 5335 Contemporary Issues in Church Growth

CM 5337 Spiritual Gifts: Discovering, Developing, and Mobilizing the Membership

CM 5005 Theology of the Christian Life

CM 5006 Angelology and Spiritual Warfare

CM 5007 Psalms and Christian Spirituality

CM 5008 Contemporary Evangelical Spirituality

CM 5010 Devotional Classics of the Christian Faith

CM 5331 Discipleship

CM 5332 Leadership Development in the Local Congregation

CM 5334 Practicum in the Southern Baptist Convention

CM 5337 Spiritual Gifts: Discovering, Developing, and Mobilizing the Membership

CM 5006 Angelology and Spiritual Warfare

CM 5008 Contemporary Issues in Evangelism

CM 5310 Evangelism and Church Planting

CM 5311 Effective Evangelism for the Local Congregation

CM 5312 Prayer and Spiritual Awakenings

CM 5330 Christian Education in the Local Congregation

CM 5332 Leadership Development in the Local Congregation

CM 5345 Introduction to Christian Missions

CM 5347 Christian Faith and World Religions

CM 5355 Practicum in International Christian Missions

CM 5356 Practicum in North American Missions

NT 5310 Life and Teachings of Christ

NT 5320 Life and Teachings of Paul

NT 5330 General Epistles and Revelation

NT 5335 Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Gospel of Mark

NT 5335 Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Acts

NT 5340 Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Romans

NT 5345 Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Pastoral Epistles

NT 5370 Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Hebrews

OT 5310 The Pentateuch and Former Prophets

OT 5320 The Major and Minor Prophets

OT 5340 Exegesis and Interpretation of Old Testament Writings: Poetry and Wisdom

OT 5340 The Writings

TH 5325 Theology of the Christian Life

TH 5340 Christian Apologetics: Understanding and Defending a Christian Worldview

TH 5345 Christian Faith and World Religions

TH 5355 Study of a Selected Theologian

Complete your degree with your capstone experience, CM 6390 Integration Project. Integrate your coursework, personal experience, and ministry goals to further define your view of self in ministry.