Grow Stronger in Faith

During the Training Program, we’ll spend our time examining Scripture, studying history of doctrine in the church, and learning how to appropriately discern and critique today’s cultural moments. We’ll also consider together how Jesus invites us all into a life on mission, while gaining first-hand ministry experience through the Internship.


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Training Program

What you need to know

The multipurpose Training Program is suited for followers of Jesus in any stage of life. This program is a one-year, immersive discipleship program. The Training Program can be combined with a rewarding Internship opportunity for interested students or enjoyed as a standalone continuing education opportunity for those not seeking an internship. Courses meet in person cohort style.

Interested in combining the Internship with the Training Program? Get more information here.

Enrollment for 2021-2022 is closed

*Applications close July 31, 2021*

Fall Semester: August-December 2021

Spring Semester: January-May 2022

Must meet minimum requirements. Submit your application NOW!

$999 Per Person

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What you will learn

During the program, we will spend a significant amount of time in Scripture (Christian Story) examining God as He has revealed Himself. We will also study the fundamental doctrines (Christian Belief) believers have held throughout the history of the church to appropriately discern and critique our current cultural moment.

How you will grow

The Training Program is the heart of COTMU: a one-year (32 week) immersive discipleship program designed to equip students for ministry and marketplace impact as 21st century disciples of Jesus.

What to expect

As with our Internship, expect to be challenged! Typical class sessions that include robust cohort discussion, lecture, and formation exercises.

Questions & Answers

General Questions

What does a week look like with class?
What is the difference between the "SEU at COTM" and the "Training Program?"
Can I only do the internship and not partake in either the "SEU at COTM Program" or the "COTM Training Program?"
Can I receive College Course Credit through this Program?
Are there opportunities to play a role in the Service Experience?
Are Missions part of the Training Program at COTMU?
How is tuition structured in the COTMU Training Program?
Are students required to participate in the Internship Program?

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