Are you looking to get a solid theological education?
A Certificate in Theological Formation is a 24 credit hour certificate. Classes are a combination of online and on-campus offerings. All courses are taught by Saint Paul faculty.
The program may be for you if you want to:
- lead a church in a denomination that does not require a master’s level seminary degree
- work in a church and want additional theological preparation
- serve at a faith-based or non-profit organization
- work as a parish nurse that is better equipped to engage communities
- gain deeper knowledge as a lay member of a congregation
Required Courses (18 Credit Hours):
|HBS 301||Introduction to the Hebrew Bible||3 credit hours|
|NTS 301||Introduction to New Testament||3 credit hours|
|HST 301||Introduction to Christian Traditions I||3 credit hours|
|HST 302||Introduction to Christian Traditions II||3 credit hours|
|THL 301||Introduction to Systematic Theology||3 credit hours|
|ETH 301||Introduction to Christian Ethics||3 credit hours|
Choose 6 Hours of Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours):
|CHS 3**||Church and Society||3 credit hours|
|CRE 3**||Christian Religious Education||3 credit hours|
|EVN 3**||Evangelism||3 credit hours|
|PCR 3**||Pastoral Care||3 credit hours|
|WOR 3**||Worship||3 credit hours|
|DST 311||UM Doctrine||2 credit hours|
|DST 320||UM History||2 credit hours|
|DST 330||UM Polity||2 credit hours|
Note: The required courses and CRE 3** and EVN 3** are planned for online offerings in the next two years. The others are potential online courses to be developed in the future or available on campus.
Classes can be transferred into a degree program.
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