Ministry Certificate Programs

Advanced Studies in Pastoral Ministry

certificate

 

This program explores new notions and approaches to postmodern ministry in small to mid-size congregations ministry in the following courses:

 

  • neXt church

  • Christian Futuring

  • Research Course

  • Ministry Project

 

Theological Studies

Certificate

 

This program is designed for second career Pastors and laity in leadership positions.

The program has four courses

 

  • Old Testament

  • New Testament

  • Church History

  • Theology

 

Spirituality

and worship

certificate

 

This program is designed for second career Pastors, Lay Pastors and Worship Leaders.

 

The program has four courses:

 

  • Preaching

  • Christian Worship

  • Pastoral Care

  • Spiritual Formation

 

Pastoral Ministry

Certificate

 

This program is designed for second career Pastors, Lay Pastors and Christian Educators.

 

The program has four courses:

 

  • Missional Church

  • Christian Education

  • Church Adminstration

  • Ministerial Ethics

 

Spiritual Formation

Certificate

Dr. Christensen expands upon the life and teachings of Henri Nouwen.

 

Using his three books as the foundation of this course, he prepares students to become Spiritual Formation directors.. 

 

Technology

and ministry
certificate

 

This program is designed for Pastors and laity in local church leadership positions.

 

Dr. Duncan uses his interest in technology to enhance ministry. His experience includes local church ministry and higher education ministry.

 

CHRISTIAN
EDUCATION

Certificate

 

This program is designed for , Lay Pastors and Christian Educators.

 

The program has four courses:

 

  • Old Testament

  • New Testament

  • Christian Education

  • Spiritual Formation

 

Pastoral
CARE

Certificate

 

This program is designed for second career Pastors, Lay Visitation Teams.

 

The program has four courses:

 

  • Pastoral Care

  • Spiritual Formation

  • Ministerial Ethics

  • Practicum

 

Academic Policies:

 

Textbooks:

Textbooks are not included in the tuition fees for these courses.

 

Refund Policy:

100% Refund prior to the course start date & classroom access   

 0% Refund after the course starts or course access

Refund requests must be made within 30 days of course enrollment.

 

Medical Leave:

Students may request a medical leave which allows a student to return to their studies at a future date.

Enrollment Policies:

 

Open Enrollment:

Students are required to apply for admission to the Seminary to enroll in a course.

Course Schedule:

Students may start a course at any time.

 

Course Duration:

Courses may be completed in 30-90 days. After 90 days a grade of Incomplete may be filed requiring an approved extension. Courses not completed within the extension period will receive a grade of F.