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Ministry Schools In Oklahoma

There are 4 accredited ministry schools in Oklahoma for faculty who teach ministry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of Oklahoma, which encompasses ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Southern Nazarene University

    6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008

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  2. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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  3. Saint Gregorys University

    1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  4. Phillips Theological Seminary

    901 N Mingo Rd, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74116-5612

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Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Ministry Employment

Oklahoma 490
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Oklahoma

390 500 440 510 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Ministry is a growing field in Oklahoma. 100 more ministry professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 26%. 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 Oklahoma

$34,225 $34,040 $39,060 $53,850 $48,340
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to ministry professionals are growing in Oklahoma. The mean salary for ministry professionals in 2006 was $34,225 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,340 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Oklahoma

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Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 29% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of ministry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid ministry professionals earning 233% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oklahoma state.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

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Ministry professionals in Oklahoma earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited ministry schools in Oklahoma state is also increasing. In 2006, 42 students graduated from ministry courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 60 students graduated.

This represents a 43% increase in the number of ministry degree or certificate school graduates in Oklahoma state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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