Graduates Who Plan to be Nazarene Ministers
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When you finish the Bachelor of Arts in Ministry–Pastoral Ministries OR Pstoral Leadership degree, you have met the educational requirements for ordination as elder in the Church of the Nazarene. When you finish the Bachelor of Arts in Ministry–Christian Educational Ministries degree, you have met the educational requirements for ordination as deacon in the Church of the Nazarene. When you finish the Ministry Preparation Program Certificate Program, you have met the course of study educational requirements for ordination (elder or deacon). However, our college degree is not a substitute for the Certificate of Graduation from the Ministerial Course of Study. The needed Certificate is not a function of the Bible College but of the General Church and the District on which you will serve.
If you need a Notice of Completion of Ordination Studies to present to your district, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 719-884-5081 or Email.
If you need a transcript of your coursework at NBC, please request a transcript at www.iwantmytranscript.com/nbc. The Registrar will then send a transcript of your work at NBC to your District Board of Ministerial Studies. Please note that all financial obligations must be met for transcripts to be released.
The Request for Transfer of District License Form may be requested from the Registrar's Office. This form does not need any attention from Nazarene Bible College; it is for your convenience only.
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