A Graduate Certificate will give you a brief introduction to the essentials of a graduate-level, theological education. Certificate programs range from 18-30 hours and provide you with an overview of the Bible, theology, ministry and the Christian life.

Coursework successfully completed for a Graduate Certificate is transferable to other graduate programs, with the foundational units of Bible, theology and strategies for world missions. You can obtain a certificate in one of the areas listed below. All certificate programs are for students with secular or Bible college degrees.

Graduate Certificate of Biblical Studies (30 hours)

Increase your fundamental knowledge of the Bible and apply biblical and theological truths to life and ministry.

Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship (24 hours)

Learn fundamental skills in development of Christian character and provide a foundation for spiritual growth and outreach.


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"The Certificate program is perfect for someone like me, coming out of the business field and wanting to transition into Christian ministry. It is great for the layperson who wants a biblical foundation to serve in ministry, whether part-time or full-time."
— Jill, G.C. in Biblical Studies

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