Ministry Schools In Minnesota

Ministry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited ministry schools in Minnesota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of Minnesota, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  2. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  3. Bethel Seminary-St. Paul

    3949 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112

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  4. Luther Seminary

    2481 Como Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108-1496

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  5. Crossroads College

    920 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902-2382

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  6. North Central University

    910 Elliot Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404-1391

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  7. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  8. Oak Hills Christian College

    1600 Oak Hills Rd SW, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-8834

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  9. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

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  10. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  11. Crown College

    8700 College View Drive, Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota 55375-9001

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  12. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  13. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  14. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

    3000 Fifth St NW, New Brighton, Minnesota 55112-2598

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Ministry Employment

Minnesota 970
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Minnesota

160 810 910 940 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in Minnesota. In Minnesota, 810 more ministry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 506% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for ministry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$42,845 $49,280 $48,130 $49,070 $47,060
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to ministry professionals are increasing in Minnesota. Ministry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,845 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,060 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$25,195
25th percentile
$32,870
50th percentile
$44,385
75th percentile
$59,110
90th percentile
$75,295

Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 199% 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 Minnesota.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Christian Counseling
$50,282
Ministry
$47,060
Theology
$52,065

Ministry professionals in Minnesota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
3
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As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited ministry schools in Minnesota state is also increasing. In 2006, 197 students graduated from ministry courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 233 students graduated.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of ministry degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. Most of these graduates, or 52%, earned a bachelor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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