Online Graduate Certificate

The fifteen-hour online graduate certificate provides an option for people already engaged in service in the local church or in cross-cultural ministry whose educational needs do not warrant a commitment to a full degree program. All courses are available in online format and may be completed in one semester.

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Purposes of the Online Graduate Certificate

1. To prepare missionary apprentices with the necessary biblical, theological, and missiological foundations for appointment by fulfilling the International Mission Board requirements for theological education for missionary apprentices. It is suggested that persons seeking International Mission Board appointment take 32960 Introduction to Missiology, if at all possible.

2. To provide individuals with graduate-level biblical, theological, and ministry knowledge so that they become able to serve more effectively in their local churches.

Program Requirements

42490 The Cooperative Program  0
22100 Biblical Hermeneutics  3
20200 Introduction to the Old Testament I or  3
20220 Introduction to the Old Testament II
22200 Introduction to the New Testament I or  3
22220 Introduction to the New Testament II
27060 Systematic Theology I or  3
27070 Systematic Theology II or
27080 Systematic Theology III
32960 Introduction to Missiology or  3
45260 Discipleship and Family Ministry
Total Online Graduate Certificate Requirements 15

 

 

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