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College of Theology & Christian Ministries Online

Whether you're looking for continuing education, preparing for vocational christian ministry, or wanting to advance your knowledge, Northwest Nazarene University wants to help you answer God's leading in your life. For over 80 years, NNU has been accredited continuously by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, the same respected regional accrediting body that certifies other leading educational institutions across the Pacific Northwest. NNU has also been granted associate membership with The Association of Theological Schools, which accredits seminaries and graduate schools of theology in the United States and Canada.

Do you live in the U.S.?*

If a quality degree from a respected institution is a priority for you, an online degree from NNU is a great fit.


Gabriel Benjiman

The degree has challenged me theologically and has absolutely widened my perspective, given me a broader perspective. It opened my mind to see a worldview that was huge and made me feel accepted by a global community.—Pastor Gabriel Benjiman, Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry


  1. Flexibility and Portability

    A fully online, non-residential program that allows you to fit your studies into your life.
  2. Learning Community

    Progress through your studies with a cohort of other adult colleagues, foster deeper connections and enjoy a supportive community for discovery.
  3. Supportive, Dedicated Professors

    Committed to ministry, higher education, collegiality and scholarship.
  1. Focused Learning

    Rather than juggling multiple courses during a long semester, you have the option to focus on just one 8 week course at a time.
  2. Global Learning Context

    Over 10 percent of our online graduate students live outside of North America, so you'll learn with others from various cultural contexts.

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Call 855-996-9367.