Department of Christian Ministries
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Why get my degree at Northwestern?
Ministry has always been an expression of Northwestern identity. We wholistically approach your ministry training to produce longevity and vitality.
Attention Future Pastors and Ministry Leaders!
NEW! Dual degree – B.A./M.Div.
For the first time, Northwestern is excited to offer you a program where you can get your Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry and a Master of Divinity degree in just five years!
These degrees typically take at least seven years to complete, but with B.A./M.Div. you will save time and money, able to start your ministry fully equipped by the multiple internships and local pastor mentorships we provide.
Students tour Asia for 2013 internship abroad
Professor Garry Morgan will be taking 14 students to three countries across Asia for culture and language learning. They leave on October 17th!
Juniors Mai Kia Thao and Yana Lenta, and senior Miriam Navamanie received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a $3,000 grant funding this adventure overseas.
"Great Opportunities for Ministry at Northwestern"
“My heart is set on being a youth minister and changing the lives of the youth in America today. Currently, I’m serving at as a youth director at a small Chinese church. It’s been great being able to understand where they’re coming from and how to develop them in their faith.”
– George Xiong ’13, Youth & Family Studies major
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Leading the Church
The church is God's vessel for flooding his life into the world. We answer to God for our actions as united body. In ministry leadership, you will be providing direction and momentum, and you can learn from mentors like Dr. Sue Payne: