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Ministry Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 8 accredited schools where ministry classes faculty 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 Georgia, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Luther Rice University

    3038 Evans Mill Rd, Lithonia, Georgia 30038-2418

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  2. Beulah Heights University

    892 Berne St SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316

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  3. Brewton-Parker College

    201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445

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  4. Columbia Theological Seminary

    701 S. Columbia Dr, Decatur, Georgia 30030-4118

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  5. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

    20 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Interdenominational Theological Center

    700 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4143

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  7. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  8. Toccoa Falls College

    107 North Chapel Drive, Toccoa Falls, Georgia 30598-7062

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Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Ministry Employment

Georgia 770
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Georgia

250 360 730 660 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in Georgia. In Georgia, 520 more ministry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 208%. 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 Georgia

$42,030 $39,985 $42,430 $48,750 $50,175
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by ministry professionals is increasing in Georgia. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $42,030 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,175 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Georgia

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This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry. The pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 200%

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Georgia

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited ministry schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006, 389 students graduated from ministry courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 439 students graduated.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia. 45% of these graduates received an master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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