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Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry

The Graduate Certificate Program:

The Graduate Certificate Program will require the satisfactory completion of twenty-four (24) credit hours of graduate-level courses. To earn a certificate, students must complete eight (8) three-hour courses (See Course List).

CMIN 520 Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament

CMIN 525 Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

CMIN 531 History of Christianity I

CMIN 532 History of Christianity II

CMIN 545 Homiletics

CMIN 510 Religious and Social Thought of Howard Thurman

CMIN 550 Preaching in the African-American Tradition

CMIN 560 Christian Ethics

The graduate certificate in Christian ministry Vertical CURRICULUM = 24 credit hours

 

Students can choose to take two courses (6 credits) each 8-week session and complete the program in two semesters. Or one course (3 credits) each 8-Week session and complete the program in four semesters.

 

FALL – 1st 8 WEEKS

CMIN 520 Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament

CMIN 531 History of Christianity I

SPRING – 1st 8 WEEKS

CMIN 510 Religious and Social Thought of Howard Thurman

CMIN 545 Homiletics

FALL – 2nd 8 WEEKS

CMIN 525 Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

CMIN 532 History of Christianity II

SPRING – 2nd 8 WEEKS

CMIN 550 Preaching in the African-American Tradition

CMIN 560 Christian Ethics

 

Admissions Requirements:

The Graduate Certificate Program in Christian Ministry is open to students with a Bachelor's degree in any major discipline.  Candidates for the Certificate in Christian Ministry should have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0-point scale (or equivalent). Students can transfer in up to six (6) graduate credit hours.

All applicants should submit the following documents:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Official transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions
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