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Certificate in Media Ministry

Certificate in Media Ministry Online

Program Overview

Discover A-State’s online Certificate in Media Ministry program

Help your church or religious organization expand its mission in the innovative A-State Certificate in Media Ministry online program. Whether you’re a minister or parishioner, become an expert in outreach through technology—video, graphics and other multimedia tools—to broaden your organization’s impact.

icon $3,312 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours
icon $3,312 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours
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This affordable program is devoted specifically to the ministry, so you will be able to create, design and implement a media strategy directly for a religious organization. Plus, you can apply the courses in the certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Learn industry-relevant skills that employers are looking for:

  • Media ministry creation, design and implementation
  • Production of effective video content for ministry and outreach purposes
  • Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition
  • Best practices in producing video graphics for religious organizations

Prepare for careers like these:

  • Church Media Director
  • Youth Pastor
  • Church Campus Media Manager
  • Media Technician
  • Multimedia Storyteller – Evangelism/Outreach

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Pay for your online program by the course

Our Certificate in Media Ministry online program offers the same affordable tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Total Tuition $3,312
Tuition Per Credit Hour $276
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$236.00 $40.00 $276.00 $708.00 $120.00 $828.00


Dates you need to know

Our Certificate in Media Ministry online program is designed to be flexible and convenient, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates per year. Add to your education while continuing to work.

Next Start & Application Due Dates:

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Summer 2023 5 wk 05/30/2023 06/30/2023 05/15/2023 05/19/2023 05/25/2023 05/26/2023 06/16/2023
Fall 2023 7 wk 10/16/2023 12/08/2023 10/02/2023 10/06/2023 10/12/2023 10/13/2023 11/17/2023
Spring 2024 7 wk 01/08/2024 02/23/2024 12/15/2023 12/19/2023 01/04/2024 01/05/2024 02/09/2024
7 wk 03/04/2024 04/26/2024 02/19/2024 02/23/2024 02/29/2024 03/01/2024 04/05/2024
Summer 2024 5 wk 05/28/2024 06/27/2024 05/14/2024 05/17/2024 05/23/2024 05/24/2024 06/14/2024
Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from A-State?



Ready to get started on a skills-boosting certificate? Great! The process to get started is simple, and all you need is a high-school diploma or equivalent.

    • Hold a high-school diploma or equivalent

    Note:You'll only be eligible to enroll in courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the appropriate certificate program when you're admitted.

    If you're interested in earning your bachelor's degree, you'll be eligible to transition into a degree-seeking program (and include these certificate courses) once you complete 12 hours of certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher. At the time of transferring to a degree program, you will be required to submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

  1. When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
  2. Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
  3. Submit official high school transcripts (or proof of equivalent).

If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 866-621-8096, and we'll be happy to answer questions.

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Foreign born students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Proof of English proficiency may be required.


What you’ll learn in our online Certificate in Media Ministry courses

To earn the Certificate in Media Ministry online, you will complete the following four courses (12 credit hours).

MDIA 2223: Video Production I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introductory course that focuses on the basics of creating videos in the field and studio by shooting good video, recording good audio, editing raw footage into a coherent story or presentation, and sharing finished videos.

MDIA 3673: Seminar in Digital Media and Design

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

A study of the development and impact of digital media.

MDIA 3443: Media Ministry

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Survey of media ministry audience, campaigns and implementation of campaigns.

MDIA 4483: Broadcast Graphics

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Development and production of graphics for video, television, and internet-based media.

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