Certificate in Mennonite Brethren Studies

Our certificate in Mennonite Brethren studies gives you an orientation to the Mennonite Brethren church and its Anabaptist heritage. It is designed for pastors who are being credentialed by the MB denomination as well as students who are interested in their own personal enrichment. The focus is on biblical theology with an evangelical Anabaptist orientation.

Composed of courses designed by a team of MB scholars, our curriculum has been approved by MB leaders for orientation to the church.

There is a 100 percent discount for Mennonite Brethren pastors and members.

Unique Features

  • Faculty teaches in a personal and hands-on manner
  • Fully online format
  • Free to all Mennonite Brethren pastors and members

Admissions Requirements

  • 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

For additional admission information, please view our admissions page or contact Joseph Medina, ministry and biblical studies program representative, at 559-453-2322 or seminary.min@fresno.edu.

Further Info

Cost: $420 per unit (Financial aid is available.)

  • 25 percent discount for Mennonite, Mennonite Brethren and BIC church members
  • 75 percent additional discount for Mennonite Brethren pastors and members

Units: 9 - 24

All courses are transferable into a master's degree program.