Certificate in Christian Ministry

This program can be completed in as little as 8 months (2 study terms) and is designed for individuals who are active in the ministry of their church. The program consists of a core of Biblical and Theological Studies courses to give individuals a solid foundation and then offer the freedom of 9 credits of free electives to be filled in courses specific to your area of interest.

While credits earned in this program are transferable to other programs, students should look at a Diploma or Degree program if they intend to pursue full-time ministry.

Year 1


Orientation to Online Learning   1 cr. hr.

Semester 1
Hermeneutics 3 cr. hrs.
Open Elective 3 cr. hrs.
Life in the Spirit 3 cr. hrs.
Gospels 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum 1: Project Management 1.5 cr. hrs.
Semester 2
Personal and Spiritual Formation 3 cr. hrs.
Open Elective 3 cr. hrs.
Open Elective 3 cr. hrs.
Biblical Studies Elective (OT) 3 cr. hrs.
Systematic Theology I: God & the Human Condition 3 cr. hrs.
Practicum 2: Personal Effectiveness 1.5 cr. hrs.