Ministry training you can use.

Biblically-based learning + development to sharpen your ministry.

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Earn a certificate you can apply toward a Crown College degree program with CMTI’s accessible, affordably-priced online learning. With CMTI’s 60+ courses, you can keep growing as you serve and influence the world.

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Leading Intergenerational Change

Explore key challenges and strategies for leading intergenerational change with David Kinnaman, based on his The Connected Generation.

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Refugee Ministry Series

The Refugee Experience

Gain understanding of the trauma and challenges refugees experience before, during and after resettlement, through a biblical lens.

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Alliance Theology

Examine the origins, growth and life of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in its historical and theological context.

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free online new testament course

Understanding the New Testament

Discover the history and content of the New Testament and learn to interpret it for understanding and daily life application.

Starts March 13, 2023

How CMTI works


At Crown College we’ve been online for over 20 years, providing high-quality, education for lifelong learners. You can take our professional development courses one at a time at your own pace or complete a Certificate Series to gain a robust perspective.

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Browse our growing library of courses (webinars, on-demand, email and/or instructor-led) that matches your ministry needs.

Choose format and price

Dig into the specifics of the class. We have Webinars , on-demand , instructor-led , and email course options. All are affordably priced or tuition free.

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It’s as simple as saying “I’m in!” Go though our secure checkout process or register for a free course today.

Take the course

Take one, two, or as many courses as you would like, at a pace that works for you.

Complete your course

After all of the requirements are fulfilled, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Turn your work into credit

Many CMTI courses help you get a head start on your next degree program. You can articulate up to 30 professional development credits into academic credit at Crown College. Courses eligible for academic credit require an 80% proficiency grade and is subject to final approval of the Registrar.


Your questions answered

CMTI stands for Crown Ministry Training Institute. CMTI provides high-quality training that will help you lead and minister to others even more effectively. Our courses are perfect for learners in volunteer or vocational ministry roles, or who are considering a career change into church or helping professions. CMTI courses are practical and academically sound.

CMTI offers a wide variety of course topics relevant to your work and ministry. Select and enroll in your class (it takes less than 3 clicks!). Then, depending on the format of your class, you will either have instant access to all of your class content, or your course will have a noted start date and become available on a scheduled basis.

After completing your course you will receive a Certificate of Completion. With eligible courses, an 80% proficiency grade and Certificate of Completion can be applied as academic credit toward an undergraduate or graduate degree at Crown College.*

*Credits are transferrable to Crown College only. They will not count for other institutions.

Course formats include On-Demand, Instructor-Led, Webinar and Email. All are affordably priced or tuition free.

Upon completing your course, you’ll receive a digital Certificate of Completion you can download. All earned certificates will stay with your CMTI account. You’ll also earn a certificate upon completion of a course series.

Your course load is up to you. Mix and match courses and formats that work for you to build a personalized training experience. We suggest you start with one and then explore our other options.

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You may apply eligible CMTI courses for credit toward a Crown College academic degree by completing the course at a proficiency of 80% or higher.

You can instantly download an unofficial copy of your transcript under My account > Transcript. To request an official copy to be sent to Crown College’s Registrar, please contact CMTI.

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If you have questions and would like to find out more about CMTI courses, please contact us.

Focus on what matters.

Build your own learning experience at CMTI. Mix and match on-demand, webinar and limited-time courses to focus on what you want to learn now.

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Who is Crown College?

Crown College was started as a small Bible college in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1916. For over 100 years, Crown has focused on preparing students to live out their faith in the world. Now located 40 minutes west of the Twin Cities, we offer on-campus, online undergraduategraduate degree programs and more. We have 16 NCAA Division III athletic teams, internship opportunities, and summer outreach programs around the globe. Though a lot has changed, our dedication to helping students grow in their faith has not. Our programs deeply integrate a Christian worldview into every class, helping students to become all that God desires them to be. We look forward to the next 100 years as we continue to innovate Christian higher education.


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