The Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry is unique to the Center for Youth Ministry Training. CYMT creates a whole-person learning environment by nurturing residents academically in the classroom, vocationally in the local church, and emotionally through personal coaching and peer interaction.
The Training Only program allows ministries to have their youth minister participate in the same curriculum to gain theological training and practical coaching. CYMT partners with ministries from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Nashville, TN and Austin, TX. In addition to training and coaching the ministry’s youth minister, CYMT equips partner ministries with the tools necessary to develop sustainable youth ministries and walks alongside them over the 3-year program. Partner ministries pay tuition for their youth minister to receive these benefits.
Personalized coaching for resident and the youth ministry leadership
Development of 3-year strategic plan for the youth ministry
Masters degree from accredited seminary for their youth minister
CYMT & Austin Seminary’s partnership provides your youth minister with advanced education & training at an affordable price.
Must complete initial interview process, create a youth ministry team or youth council, allow training church resident to particpate in all CYMT classes and retreats, and develop or submit a church-adopted child protection policy.
including church requirements. If you would like for a CYMT staff person to meet with you, please give us a call or email email@example.com
Complete online Partner Church application.
The church is required to have a child protection policy in place. If you have a policy in place, please mail or email it for CYMT’s files.
The application fee is $350. You may submit your application fee online or mail it in.
|INITIAL INTERVIEW||APPLICATION DEADLINE||INITIAL PAYMENT/AGREEMENT DUE||GRADUATE RESIDENT BEGINS CLASSES|
|SEPTEMBER – FEBRUARY||APRIL 1||JUNE 1||JULY – AUGUST|
|$350 APPLICATION FEE||$3,000 INITIAL PAYMENT||$750 MONTHLY (x 36 months)|
|TOTAL COST: $10,000 x 3 years = $30,000 + application fee|
For the less than the costs of tuition and expenses at many seminaries, your youth minister will earn their MAYM degree from the largest graduate program in youth ministry, and both your youth minister and your church will receive professional coaching.
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