Certificate in Church Administration

Earn Your Graduate Certificate in Church Administration

Professionals working in churches, ministry, and parachurch organizations must be proficient in a range of administrative skills to support essential operations and ongoing activities. The certificate in church administration focuses on the development of financial, operational, and managerial skills to support sound leadership.

Upon completion of the certificate, you will understand the fundamentals of church administration, including cash flow and nonprofit accounting systems. You’ll gain experience in creating an effective management framework and be prepared to further your church’s mission through marketing and communications plans as well as human resource practices.

Affordable Tuition

Made possible by a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Church Administration are offered a 50% Tuition Reduction on all courses in the certificate program.

Online Convenience

The Certificate in Church Administration can be completed 100% online. The program’s flexibility and affordability will allow you to complete your certificate in as little as 12 months, giving you a valuable credential as you advance your career.

Focused Courses

Taught exclusively by experienced church professionals, courses are uniquely focused on management skills as they apply within church settings.


The Academy of Church Leadership

Also funded by the Lilly Endowment is The Academy of Church Leadership at North Park University. Providing conferences and workshops focused on professional development for church leaders, the Academy of Church Leadership is a valuable resource for students enrolled in the Certificate of Church Administration.

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Application Process

The application for the Gradate Certificate in Church Administration is quick, easy, and free. Applications are accepted throughout the year as admission is rolling. With a FREE application, all you need to do is apply today! A 50% Tuition Reduction is available to all students enrolled in the courses for this program.

How to Apply