Ministry Essentials Certificate

Designed for new and aspiring ministry leaders, the Ministry Essentials program provides the essential tools and knowledge you will need for an effective ministry. Learners who complete the program will receive a Professional Certificate from Fuller Theological Seminary.


Purposefully Affordable

We want to invest in the success of your ministry by offering a robust educational experience that incorporates multiple instructors, seminary-quality learning, and an exceptional price.

6 Graded Assignments

Courses enrich your understanding of the topic and provide valuable faculty feedback.

1 Final Project

We provide the framework but you develop the final project around your ministry.

1 Professional Certificate

Great accomplishments should be recognized! A certificate will be awarded upon completion.

Learn When it Matters Most

The Ministry Essentials program offers you the flexibility to take the courses in an order that best suits the needs of your ministry. We also help to accommodate busy life schedules through an easy-to-use, online format that delivers the high quality of learning you’d expect from Fuller Seminary.

Earn Your Certificate

The Ministry Essentials certificate will refine your skills in theological literacy, effective communication, holistic discipleship, impactful leadership and organizational management. You will also learn to address many of the current issues facing our culture through biblical methods of leadership and interpretation of scripture.