Yeshiva for Globally Engaged Disciples
What is Yeshiva for Globally Engaged Disciples?
Yeshiva is a Hebrew word that means “sitting” and is the name of residential Torah schools where the Bible is studied, in Judaism, in the Hebraic model of master and apprentice.
Yeshiva for Globally Engaged Disciples is a master-apprentice-based internship program that encourages, empowers, and equips disciples for global engagement.
Through the Northwest Partnership Program (NPP), Yeshiva for Globally Engaged Disciples partners with Northwest University to offer Associate and Bachelor’s degrees with the highest level of accreditation as an integrated part the internship program.
What are the available degrees through the Northwest Partnership Program?
Associate of Arts Degrees
- BA in Ministry Leadership
- BA in Business Management
- BA in Organizational Management
- BA in Organizational Leadership
- BA in Psychology
What are the dates for 2019-2020?
Fall Semester (15 weeks) Spring Semester (15 weeks)
Session A – Sept 2 – Oct 21 Session A – Jan 13 – March 2
Session B – Oct 28 – Dec 16 Session B – March 9 – April 27
What does the internship/practicum look like per Semester?
The internship course will operate during the dates listed above and will include a weekly meeting (2 hours per week), serving once a week in a ministry (2 hours per week), attending master-teacher class (2-4 hours), missions trip participation (1 trip per semester; 5-7 days), required reading (1-2 books), required writing assignment (5 pages double-spaced).
What is the cost?
For fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters combined
Full-time Tuition ($310 per credit hour) $ 7,440
Registration Fee ($0/semester) free
Internship Fee ($1,300/semester) 2,600
Ministry Practicum Tuition (6 credits) Fulltime = free
Two Missions Trips (1 per semester) 4,000*
*The cost for the missions trip is to be paid directly to MCA church at the beginning of each semester and is not eligible for financial aid or scholarships. First year missions trips will be to Judea (Alaska) and Samaria (U.S. or close to the States); second year missions trips will be to Jerusalem (Anchorage) and the uttermost parts of the earth (TBD); third year missions trip will be to Israel, Lord willing.
How Can I Finance My Education?
Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to determine your financial aid eligibility. Financial Aid may include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Stafford Loans, Parent Plus Loans, or Non-Northwest University Scholarships
Please complete the FAFSA as early as possible to allow time for processing. Financial Aid questions can be answered by the University at nppfinancialservices@northwestu. edu.
How do I get Ministry Practicum credit for free?
Full-time students enrolled for at least 24 credits for the academic year may receive 6 additional credits per year by participating in the NPP Partner’s internship program when approved by NU and overseen by NPP Coordinator.
What should I do if I want more information?
Call Pastor Fay Niemann at 907 337-9495 or email her at fayniemann (at) mcaonline.org.
You can also go to the Northwest University Partnership Program info site at https://eagle.northwestu.edu/academics/ northwest-partnership/.