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Teaching Churches

What are Teaching Churches?

Teaching Churches are academic partnerships between MB Seminary and local congregations. They provide students and other learners with church-based education and training that is contextualized and  structured into a graduate certificate.

MB Focus

All courses are taught by MB Seminary faculty

Accelerated Learning

8-week cohort classes will quicken your pace toward a certificate or degree


Mentor-based relationships will enhance your learning and broaden your ministry application

Learning Options

Learners can earn graduate,  undergraduate, or continuing education credit for each course

How it works

This 4-course certificate provides a rich foundation for immediate ministry impact while serving as an introduction to graduate studies.
This 4-course certificate helps ministry leaders cultivate relationships and develop tools for community discernment.
This 3-course certificate is scheduled to launch in Fall 2023.
This 3-course certificate is scheduled to launch in Fall 2023.
The Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership is a 48-credit degree that utilizes the 3 graduate certificates and requires 12 additional credits for completion.

Current Partners

Teaching Churches
Teaching Churches
Teaching Churches