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Northern offers several diploma programs which provide high-quality ministry training and theological study. Admission to the programs does not require a bachelor degree. Each is designed for the person interested in deepening his or her understanding of scripture and how it impacts the work of the church. There are many different concentrations, and you can design a personal course of study that meets your needs.

Areas of Study in Diploma Programs

  • Christian Heritage
    Bible, Church History, Theology, and Ethics
  • Christian Ministry
    Evangelism, Mission, Preaching, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Youth Ministry, and Worship & Spirituality
  • Life in Christ and Ministry
    Spiritual Formation, Ministry Internship, and a capstone course integrating theology and ministry

Diploma of Ministry

Diploma of MinistryThe Diploma of Ministry is a two-year program that incorporates practical ministry training in preaching, pastoral care & counseling, adult & children's ministries, cross-cultural ministry, worship, urban studies, youth ministry, missional church and evangelism while deepening biblical and theological understanding. It is a non-degree program that is virtually identical to the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry in style, approach and content.

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(66 hours)

  • Christian Heritage - 39 hours
  • Christian Ministry - 15 hours
  • Life in Christ and Ministry - 12 hours

Application RequirementsRequirements

  1. $35 Application Fee
  2. Completed application for admission
  3. Letter of Reference from your pastor
  4. An autobiographical statement (400 words or more)

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Diploma of Theology

Tab Image Non Degree TheologyThe Diploma of Theology is a one-year program which provides a very strong foundation in the academic Christian Heritage. Students study the Old and New Testaments, Theology, Church History, and Christian Ethics.

Program EmphasesEmphasis

  • Not Applicable

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(33 hours)

  • Christian Heritage - 33 hours

Application RequirementsRequirements

  1. $35 Application Fee
  2. Completed application for admission
  3. Letter of Reference from your pastor
  4. An autobiographical statement (400 words or more)

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Diploma Specialization

Non Degree Specialization The Diploma Specialization is for students who are not wanting to complete a specific program. This specialization allows the student to pursue a concentration that is both interesting and personally useful.

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Hours vary by concentration but fall into the following categories.

  • Christian Heritage
  • Christian Ministry
  • Life in Christ & Ministry
  • Electives

Application RequirementsRequirements

  1. $35 Application Fee
  2. Completed application for admission
  3. Letter of Reference from your pastor
  4. An autobiographical statement (400 words or more)

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