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Certificate in Ministry Leadership

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Certificate in Ministry Leadership

The Certificate in Ministry Leadership is a 24 credit hour program that equips you to lead in church and other ministry contexts around the world. You'll gain an understanding of theology and biblical interpretation, as you receive practical training. Apply new leadership skills and principles to your ministry and everyday life.

You'll learn to articulate biblical and theological foundations, as you assess cultural ministry settings and challenges. The Certificate in Ministry Leadership is a supplemental program for those who wish to gain greater effectiveness in ministry service. All courses in the certificate may apply to a Moody Bible Institute Online Associate or Bachelor's degree.

Program Plan


Sorin endorsement for Moody's online ministry certificate “If you are ready to go further in your spiritual and ministry formation, from your own place, at your own pace, come into this program and become a better servant of God."

— Sorin Sabou, PhD, President of Romanian Baptist Association for US and Canada

Adrian's endorsement christian leadership program "Learning fundamental biblical disciplines, having the support of professors who have vast experience in the academic world and in church ministry, as well as excellent interaction with other students, are just a few of the benefits of enrolling in this program.”

— Adrian Neiconi, PhD, Pastor Metropolitan Baptist Church

Vlad's endorsement christian leadership training “Leading in the church and para-church context is no longer an easy task. This certificate is for both the theologically trained and the lay person who desires to strengthen their gift, talent, and desire to serve God and their church through a contextualized and practically designed certificate.”

— Vlad Criznic, Director RZIM Romania

Justin's endorsement of ministry certificate online“This program includes a hand-picked selection of courses specifically chosen to meet the current and urgent needs of the Church, and it will give students access to a global network of professors and colleagues who will be their guides and partners throughout the year.”

— Justin Ciurdar, Staff Electrical Engineer at Burns & McDonnell

Financial Aid

Moody is committed to helping you graduate with as little debt as possible. Classes cost $370 per credit hour, and you can manage the cost with a payment plan, scholarships, veterans benefits, federal grants and loans, and private loans

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