Ministry Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 2 accredited ministry schools where ministry faculty who teach ministry classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:

  • Ministry Certificate
  • Masters degree in Ministry
  • PhD degree in Ministry


  1. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

    3939 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology

    2901 South Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-4391

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Ministry Employment

Louisiana 290
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Louisiana

150 210 220 300 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of ministry professionals is growing in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 140 more ministry professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 93% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of ministry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$38,950 $43,200 $44,350 $40,005 $35,260
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by ministry professionals is decreasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for ministry professionals in 2006 was $38,950 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,260 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a decline in salaries of 10%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 135% pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry in Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Louisiana

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In Louisiana, ministry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited ministry schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 146 graduates in 2006. And there were 123 graduates from ministry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent decrease in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. 50% of these graduates received a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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