Certificate Programs

The Certificate Programs provide excellent training and enrichment for church staff and volunteers, Bible Teachers, or anyone looking to do graduate-level seminary study without completing a full degree.

Certificates include:  Bible Instruction, Education, Youth and Family, Missional Leadership, Pastoral Care, Pastoral Leadership and Worship.

Credit hours: 15-17 credits

Number of years to complete: 1-3 years, with summer courses available

Format: In residence or by distance learning options (hybrid or fully online)

**Note: Financial aid is not available for Certificate programs.


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