Children’s Ministries University Online (CMUO) is a 30 credit certificate program in children’s ministries which can be completed completely online. A children’s leader can progress through each course alone or with fellow workers at his or her own pace. Eventually a leader will be able to earn a one year certificate in children’s ministries.
All courses are user-friendly, utilizing the latest in online educational technology. Classes present a practical no-nonsense approach to children’s ministry in small and large church settings. Students enjoy lecture material, audio-visual presentations, assignments, and self-assessments insuring that they will receive the greatest benefit from their investment.
In order to earn the 1-year certificate in Children’s Ministries, a learner must complete the following online courses:
|Course Number : Name||Credits|
|CMU 113 : Introduction to Christian Education||3|
|CMU 114 : New Testament Survey||3|
|CMU 123 : Old Testament Survey||3|
|CMU 223 : Technology in Children’s Ministry||3|
|CMU 233 : Child Evangelism||3|
|CMU 353 : Children’s Ministries||3|
|CMU 363 : Pastoring Children||3|
|CMU Elective 1||3|
|CMU Elective 2||3|
|*THE 233 : A/G Doctrine & History||3|
|* = Either CMU 200, CMU 305, or THE 233 can be taken to meet the theology course requirement. Only one of these three courses is required.|
While courses may be taken in any order, it’s advised to take the courses with the lower course numbers first. Download the certificate progress tracking worksheet to keep track of courses completed and grades received.
For more information, contact CMUO Learner Support.