Northwest Nazarene University

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry

About the Program

NNU’s Ekklesia-Pastor-Scholar (EPS) program is a multidisciplinary program that prepares you to answer your call to ministry by providing a solid theological foundation, ministry and leadership skills, a deeper understanding of biblical interpretation and a Christian worldview. Through this program, you will earn both your Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry and your Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry in just five years. Throughout the process, you will be intentionally supported and mentored by caring faculty who will journey alongside you as you explore your call, discover God’s gifts and find your first ministry assignment. The EPS program launches Fall 2022.

  • Earn your BA in Christian Ministries and MA in Pastoral Ministry in just 5 years.
  • Participate in a 12-20 month paid apprenticeship at almost any church in North America.
  • Generous scholarship opportunities for program participants are available.

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Natalie Knauf

Looking back through my college experience, the professors have really equipped me with knowledge and information that I'm able to take and use in my future career, especially through hands on experience.

Natalie Knauf

NNU Student