Undergraduate Admissions

Education for Church Leaders

North Park University offers graduate and continuing education opportunities that can meet the needs of today’s pastors, church leaders, and administrators. These programs are designed with working professionals in mind who wish to sharpen their skills and knowledge in a specific area, including graduate certificates that can be completed fully online in a short, cost-effective manner. Active church leaders, managers, and administrative staff are invited to take advantage of North Park’s programs order to increase your church’s effectiveness and growth through practical ideas you can implement immediately.


Most programs at North Park Theological Seminary can be completed through a combination of distance learning and on-campus coursework, including intensive courses in the winter and summer terms. Contact Seminary Admissions for more information.

Seminary Certificates

Online Certificates

The certificates listed here can be completed entirely online, offered through our graduate School of Business and Nonprofit Management, and cover subjects with focused relevance to pastors and other church and ministry leaders. Your fellow students in these programs will represent a wide range of backgrounds and organizations—both ministry-related and others—expanding the perspectives and experiences you’ll learn from.

Other Programs