Advanced Certificate in Theological Studies
(15 hours – excluding requisites)
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for Admission into the Master’s Ministry Degrees, Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs, EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, and PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture.
The Advanced Certificate in Theological Studies is designed to offer students an introductory exposure to in-depth biblical and theological study in order to enhance their teaching competencies in a ministry-related context or simply enrich their own personal appreciation, understanding, defense, and communication of key dimensions of the Christian faith.
REQUIRED COURSES (excluding requisites)
THEO 5307 - New Testament Literature and Interpretation
THEO 5308 - Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
THEO 5313 - Applied Hermeneutics
THEO 6306 - Systematic Theology
THEO 6361 - Pastoral Theology and Ministry Practices
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
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