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Finally! A Wedding Officiant Training Course That’s Fully Online

Published Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2022

Photo by Carsten Vollrath

Looking for wedding officiant training online? You’re in the right place.



Ready to become a top-notch wedding officiant? Want to start a new career or side job, add a valuable skill to your resume, or do a great job officiating a friend’s wedding this year? 


We’ve got the perfect place to start – a fully-online officiant training program that’s designed for busy adults. 



AMM’s Professional Wedding Officiant

Certification Course 



This self-directed course is designed for people with any level of officiant experience, and can be completed whenever it’s most convenient for you. With 7 to 14 hours of comprehensive learning, you can complete it in a single day, or study a little at a time – it’s up to you!


This online course was created by a team of professional marriage officiants to be an essential training for anyone who wants to officiate weddings and collaborate with other vendors like a professional. It includes training videos, quick quizzes, downloadable text for visual learners that you can print for later reference, a detailed glossary of must-know officiant terms, supplemental learning materials, and a workbook to help you launch your business.



Screenshot of the American Marriage Ministries Officiant Course home page, showing the title of the course overtop of a photo of a wedding officiant performing a wedding ceremony

Take a free tour of the course before you commit. Learn more here.



This course is the real deal – it’s even been evaluated and accredited by the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants, a global membership organization that’s committed to supporting professional officiants and their businesses. Any credits earned by completing this program can be used toward the IAPWO Certified Professional Wedding Officiant (CPWO) credential. You’ll also receive a voucher for one free year of membership in IAPWO after completing the course – a $99 value – giving you access to continuing education and expertise.


AMM’s Professional Certification Course is designed for people who want to turn a passion for officiating into a rewarding job. Whether you’ve officiated one wedding, or dozens of weddings, this course can help you tune in to your calling and confidently marry couples in your community. 



American Marriage Ministries 

Professional Wedding Officiant

Certification Course 










Emblem reading "IAPWO Accredited Program"





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Jessica Levey
Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves exploring the history and magic of ritual, the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She's an advocate for marriage equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and individuality, and is an ordained Minister with AMM. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys city hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

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