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Ministry Schools In Missouri

In Missouri, there are 11 accredited schools where ministry classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Missouri's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in ministry includes ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Aquinas Institute of Theology

    23 S. Spring Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63108-3323

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  2. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

    1435 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65802-2131

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  3. Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

    15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341

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  4. Concordia Seminary

    801 Seminary Place, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3196

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  5. Eden Theological Seminary

    475 E Lockwood Ave, Webster Grove, Missouri 63119-3192

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  6. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-4697

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  7. Nazarene Theological Seminary

    1700 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-1246

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  8. Saint Paul School of Theology

    5123 E. Truman Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64127

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  9. Messenger College

    300 E 50th St, Joplin, Missouri 64804-4909

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  10. Midwest University

    851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, Missouri 63385

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  11. Urshan Graduate School of Theology

    704 Howdershell Rd, Florissant, Missouri 63031

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Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Ministry Employment

Missouri 630
National 59,660

Approximately 1% of the country's ministry professionals work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Missouri

520 520 680 640 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of ministry is growing. There were 110 more ministry professionals working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Missouri, this field has grown by 21% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for ministry professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of ministry professionals working around the nation.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$38,850 $42,140 $44,530 $48,805 $44,410
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $38,850 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,410 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Missouri

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Missouri state, within the field of ministry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid ministry professionals earn 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Missouri

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In Missouri, 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 Missouri


As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited ministry schools in Missouri state is decreasing. In 2006, 328 students graduated from ministry courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 226 students graduated.

Thus there was a 31% percent decrease in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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