At the conclusion of the training period, MIP candidates are commissioned and awarded a certificate of completion from Ministerial Development/School of Ministry. All students who successfully complete MIP will also receive 16 hours of credit from the School of Ministry. These CIMS credits may be transferred upon enrollment in any Church of God undergraduate college or university.
After successfully completing MIP, the applicant is ready to obtain an Ordained Minister Study Guide from international offices and study for the exam. Exams are given four times a year, twice in April and twice in October.