Certificate Program

The Certificate in Pastoral Ministry is a 24 hour program designed for non-degree seeking students.  Certificate Students complete a partial admissions application and upon acceptance participate in the courses alongside degree seeking students.  Students who take courses for the certificate in pastoral ministry take the courses either for academic credit or not for credit.  Students who hold a bachelors degree may take the courses for academic credit by fulfilling all the work expected of degree-seeking student.  The credit earned in this way may transfer into a degree program if the student chooses at a later time.  Students who take the courses without credit will need to fulfill the following requirements in order to earn the certificate:

  • View all online presentations
  • Read 70% of the course material
  • Participate in the online discussion through an average of at least 2 posts per week

Course Requirements

CREDIT HOURS
     Interpreting the Scripture For the Church (IS)
5.0
     Interpreting the Past For the Church(IP)
1.5
     Interpreting the Faith For the Church (IF)
3.0
     Interpreting the Behavior of the Church (IB)
1.5
     Leading the Church Through Care (LC)
1.5
     Leading the Church Through Worship (LW)
2.5
     Leading the Church in Formation (LF)
1.5
     Leading the Church Into Mission: Administration (LM)
2.5
     Leading the Church into Mission (LM)
2.5
     Free Electives
2.5
TOTAL HOURS
24

Download the Certificate Curriculum Worksheet

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For Further Information

Please contact Rev. Erin Cash, Director of Admissions, at (859) 280-1249 or ecash@lextheo.edu.


 

♦ Updated 5/3/16