Requirements for Acceptance

Minimum of a bachelors degree

At least five years ministry experience

A love for the local church and her leaders

Cost

$1,850 for the complete training. Student may choose to pay $250 for acceptance and then 10 monthly installments of $160. Student also has the option to pay in full.

Refund Policy

Student may get a 100% refund for any reason within 30 days of the first payment.

Mentoring

The student must meet with a mentor via a video conference call at the conclusion of course 8.

Clients

Interim Pastor University makes no promises for the certified interim pastor to get clients (churches). We do, however, provide proven ways for interim pastors to find their own clients. Most first-year certified interim pastors can get two clients the first year.

Certification Cycle

Interim Pastor University offers registration twice a year. The next cycle begins Spring 2019.

Diploma

Upon completion, students will receive a bound diploma designating their certification as an interim pastor.

Church Answers

Interim Pastor University is a ministry of Church Answers. Students and certified consultants are required to subscribe to Church Answers at least at the silver level, though we recommend the Gold or Platinum levels for the best ongoing training.

Length of Time

The video courses are designed for students to go at their own pace. Most students can complete the certification in nine months or less. If a student needs time beyond twelve months, they can request an extension up to another six months.

On the Field Training

During the training process, students are given assignments to interact with church leaders offering advice and input at Church Answers Central forum. When students are certified, they can use the certification designation in the forum.

Refund Policy

Student may get a 100% refund for any reason within 30 days of the first payment.

Mentoring

The student must meet with a mentor via a video conference call at the conclusion of course 4 and course 8.

On the Field Training

During the training process, students are given assignments to interact with church leaders offering advice and input at Church Answers Central forum. When students are certified, they can use the certification designation in the forum.

Certification Cycle

Interim Pastor University offers registration twice a year. The next cycle begins May 2018.

Diploma

Upon completion, students will receive a bound diploma designation their certification as an interim pastor.

Church Answers

Interim Pastor University is a ministry of Church Answers. Students and certified consultants are required to subscribe to Church Answers at least at the silver level, though we recommend the Gold or Platinum levels for the best ongoing training.

Length of Time

The video courses are designed for students to go at their own pace. Most students can complete the certification in nine months or less. If a student needs time beyond twelve months, they can request an extension up to another six months.

Clients

Interim Pastor University makes no promises for the certified interim pastor to get clients (churches). We do, however, provide proven ways for interim pastors to find their own clients. Most first-year certified interim pastors can get two clients the first year.