"We're trying to take seriously the call to learn from Jesus. So that’s about becoming a disciple, which has the possibility, the potential to turn our world upside down." — Valerie Rempel, Ph.D.
Certificate in Christian Studies
Our certificate in Christian studies provides a comprehensive overview of theology and ministry. The courses required for this certificate are the same nine units of required courses for all of our Master of Arts degrees. After these requirements are fulfilled, you are then free to choose a variety of courses in theology, history, ministry and mission to complete your certificate.
This certificate gives graduates a deeper knowledge of the Scriptures and a greater understanding of theology improving your current ministry leadership skills.
The following courses are part of this program. Please speak with an admissions counselor for specific course information.
- Commitment to and desire for Christian ministry and service
- Application form and fee
- Official transcript of BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university (minimum 2.5 GPA*)
- Personal profile statement and short answer questions
- Three references
- Writing sample from undergraduate education
*Lower GPA may be considered under special circumstances
Cost: $420 per unit (Financial aid is available.)
All courses are transferable into a master’s degree program.