Online Ministry Schools

Minister's Guide to Christian Ministry Education

Below is a list of Christian Universities that meet at least two criteria:

1) They are “regionally accredited” by one of the six U.S. regional accreditation agencies being: The Middle States, New England, North Central, Northwest,Western, and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  These are the highest form of accreditationrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

2) The schools offer some form of online education or distance learning.

This list is a continual work in progress.  If you would like to suggest a school for inclusion, and it meets the above criteria, please email:nacministers@gmail.com

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

This section covers educational institutions in the states of Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas, as well as schools for US students in Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Liberty University

Liberty University is the World’s Largest Christian University, located in Lynchburg Va. The school has some 12,000 resident students, and another 50,000 students learning online. LU offers 140 degree programs, and takes its greatest pride in the School of Religion, Theological Seminary, and School of Law. For training in ministry, they offer online study for degrees in: Associate of Arts in Christian Counseling, Religion, Bachelor of Science in Christian Counseling, Religion, Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, Discipleship Ministries, Evangelism and Church Planting, Intercultural Studies, Marketplace Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling, Theological Studies, Worship Studies, Religious Studies, Religion, Divinity, Theology, Ethnomusicology, Doctor of Sacred Theology, Ministry, Theology and Apologetics (PhD).

Regent University

Regent University is located in Virgina Beach, Va. The school offers some 30 degree programs. Their pride is in their Schools of Leadership, and of Law. For training in ministry, they offer online study for degrees in: Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Christian Ministry, Religious Studies, Master of Arts in Practical Theology, English Bible, Christian Doctrine and History, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Ministry, PhD.

Anderson University -of SC

Anderson University is located in Anderson SC. For training in ministry online, they offer online study for degrees in: Bachelor of Christian Studies, Master of Ministry.

Southeastern University

Southeastern University is located in Lakeland, Florida. For online training in ministry, the school offers Bachelors of Science in Practical Theology, Leadership, Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership.

Oral Roberts University
Columbia International University

North Greenville University

Southern Wesleyan University

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Global University

Global University is a Christian University of the Pentecostal tradition, headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. Four schools comprise Global University: School for Evangelism and Discipleship, Berean School of the Bible, Undergraduate School of Bible and Theology, and Graduate School of Theology.

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