The Certificate Course in Ministry Online is a Bible-based affordable non-degree program developed for students who feel called to serve as a layperson, teach Sunday school, lead small groups, or want to understand the Bible in depth. The program covers introduction to the Scriptures, biblical interpretation, theology, evangelism, expository preaching, ethics, apologetics, biblical languages, church administration, counseling, and servant leadership.


The goal of the Certificate Course in Ministry Online is to equip those called to serve God and potentialize their spiritual gifts. Those who successfully complete the program will be eligible to become pastors, church leaders, missionaries, chaplains, or minister as a layperson. Upon the completion of the program, you will be equipped to:

Become an effective preacher
Teach with authority
Evangelize with effectiveness
Understand the Scriptures
Lead with strategy
Manage with professionalism
Grow your ministry
Defend the faith
Advance missions
Develop successful discipleship

Lucent University is breaking down the economic barriers to global ministry training by offering the Certificate Course in Ministry Online at an affordable cost to all nations. The tuition for each different country is determined by the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of the World Bank. Thus, the tuition price is based according to the country where the student lives. To check the monthly tuition for your country click here.

Low-cost, high-quality program
Simple monthly tuition
Free to apply
No hidden fees
All materials included
Cancel anytime
Graduate without debt
Scholarships available

Lucent University uses the most advanced educational system ever created to tech the Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program. You will enjoy your class watching videos recorded by the best professors with perfect image and sound. Also, all the assignments are automatically organized for you. To know more about our Learning Management System click here.

Click on the videos below to watch sample classes of the Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program. You will be amazed at the clarity, teaching styles, well-prepared content, and outstanding teaching abilities of our professors.


The Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program prepares you with an in-depth understanding of spiritual practices to prepare you for making a difference in your community through ministry work and education. The Bachelor in Theology and Ministry allows you to lead, guide and teach your congregation through worship and religious education, provide spiritual leadership, guidance, and pastoral care to the members of your church. Also, you can provide your community with spiritual and religious support through public speaking and weekly servicers. Graduates with a Certificate Course in Ministry can develop a career as:

Youth Ministers
Discipleship Directors
Organizational Administrators
Discipleship Directors
Staff members
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
Youth Pastor

The professors that teach the Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious Bible Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities in the world including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and Gateway Seminary. Lucent selects professors based on their faithfulness to the Scriptures, their academic background, lifetime achievements, and their talent to deliver dynamic classes.


You can choose to take any of the courses available to you. There are a total of 4 per term. You can choose to take the courses at your leisure and cancel your subscription at any time. Ideally, it takes 2 years for you to cover all the 16 courses included in the program. Below you will find the list of the courses we offer in the program (course offer may vary).


The course was developed for the Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program to give you an overview of the spiritual, professional, and personal life of a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The course provides the biblical basis, principles, and practices of the ministry career. The program focuses on the following areas: finding God's will, choosing your ministry, spiritual life, balancing ministry and family, implementing long-term vision, developing relationships within the church, church management, event planning, building programs, dealing with politics, denominational involvement, developing local leadership, dealing with sin, facing disappointment, combating pride, accountability, finances, and preparing for retirement.


The course was developed for the Certificate Course in Ministry Online Program to give you a unique insight on the Bible History, from the time of the first written documents, until today’s modern translations in multiple languages. The course will cover the development of the Old Testament and the New Testament canon, and the major archaeological finds supporting the biblical narrative.


There are no admission requirements to enroll in the Certificate Course in Ministry Online. Also, candidates are exempt from taking the Test of English Comprehension.

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You can enroll in the Certificate Course in Ministry Online in 2 simple steps. First, fill out the enrollment form. After submitting the enrollment form you will receive a WELCOME EMAIL with instructions on how to set up your password. After you set up your password your PayPal payment page will appear. Step 2 is to create a PayPal account, in case you don't have one, and pay your monthly tuition. After your payment is completed, your program will be immediately available to you.





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