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+ WHAT IS ELEVATE COLLEGE?

Elevate College is a comprehensive Leadership Development experience, offering both fully accredited degrees through Northwest University as well as Ministry Leadership certificate programs. Elevate College is uniquely designed with a balance of academic rigor, student support, and real life application.

+ WHAT DEGREES ARE AVAILABLE?

Through our partnership with Northwest University, we are able to offer fully accredited degrees. The degrees offered by Northwest University that we offer our students are :

Associate in Arts
Associate in Ministry Leadership
Bachelors in Ministry Leadership
Bachelors in Business Management
Bachelors in Information Technology
Bachelors in Organizational Management
Bachelors in Psychology
Bachelors in Humanitarian Leadership
Bachelors in Professional Communication

+ ARE THESE DEGREES ACCREDITED?

Northwest University offers the highest level of accreditation possible in the United States. Through our partnership with Northwest, students earn college credits toward AA and BA degrees that can be completed at Elevate Life Church, at Northwest University, or even transferred to other public and private colleges or universities.

+ WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CERTIFICATE AND DEGREE PROGRAM?

Both programs have similar experiences, however degree seeking students will be taking fully accredited courses through Northwest University alongside their choice of Ministry Leadership Program.

+ WHAT CERTIFICATES ARE OFFERED?

Elevate College offers two different Ministry Leadership certificates.

Our Ministry Leadership Fundamentals certificate includes weekly chapel experiences and Ministry Leadership courses.

Our Ministry Leadership Comprehensive certificate includes weekly chapel experiences and Ministry Leadership courses as well as practicum courses.

Both of these certificates are desgined to fit into your schedule! These certificates give our graduates leadership skills in ministry as well as the workplace.

+ WHAT PRACTICUMS ARE OFFERED?

Administrative Leadership
Creative Leadership
Events Leadership
Missions Leadership
Pastoral Leadership
Worship Leadership

Check out our practicums page for more info.

+ IS HOUSING AVAILABLE?

Yes! We have partnered up with local apartment complexes near our Oakleaf and Southside locations to offer students dorm style housing. Student housing is available to all students based upon requirements.

+ WHAT'S THE TIME COMMITMENT?

The time commitment varies by practicum, however each program is required to sit one / serve one service each weekend and attend a Tuesday Night Chapel experience.

+ WHAT IS THE APPLICATION FEE?

Currently, there is no application fee for our two Certificate programs. However, if you are applying to Northwest University through Elevate College, you will be required to pay NU a $30 application fee.

+ WHAT IS THE COST OF EC?

The price varies between certificate, degree, evening, and day programs. For more information see tuition & fees.

+ HOW DO I APPLY?

Apply online to complete the application for admission. It’s that simple!

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