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Master of Divinity / Youth, Children & Family Ministry

Program Details

The Master of Divinity with a concentration in Youth, Church, and Culture degree offered by Northwest Nazarene University aims to equip its students with the ability to engage culturally, theologically, and pragmatically with youth, their families, and the contemporary social systems. The curriculum of this program combines tools and concepts from a variety of subject matters so that a student can integrate these ideas and learn the best practices for not only engagement, but also for their own personal development and ministry lives.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent and evidence an overall GPA of 2.5, or 3.0 in the last 30 semester/45 quarter credits
  • Students should also have some experience in ministry, either professionally or as a volunteer, and be prepared to apply their course work to their present assignment
  • Submit an official transcript from the undergraduate institution from which you graduated reflecting all individual courses taken
  • Two recommendations

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities