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2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Certificate in Theology

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This Certificate program is designed for students whose employment requires that they obtain additional theological education, but not necessarily a degree. Students may also choose the Certificate program in order to become more knowledgeable in the areas offered in our program, or as a stepping stone to the M.A. degree.

If students wish to continue their studies and pursue the M.A. degree, they may apply the Graduate Certificate courses to the degree program provided they meet all requirements.

Admission Prerequisites

  1. A bachelor’s degree in arts, science, philosophy, theology, or education with a 3.0 average, or the equivalent, in another country.
  2. A minimum of eighteen credits in the humanities and ideally some background in philosophy, theology, or religious studies.

Certificate Requirements

The Graduate Certificate program requires six courses (eighteen credits) in specific areas of study. The core areas for this program are normally:

  1. Old Testament or New Testament
  2. Doctrinal Studies
  3. Moral Studies
  4. Liturgical Studies
  5. Two Elective Courses

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