A Personalized Path of Study
The Certificate of Christian Studies offers students an opportunity to complete a short-term, non-degree program personalized to meet a wide range of goals, from training for a specific church or parachurch ministry to personal enrichment.
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Build Your Own Curriculum
The Certificate of Christian Studies offers students the flexibility to build their own pathway of study. Choose a combination of six courses from the School of Theology, School of Intercultural Studies, or School of Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy that support your ministry or vocational goals. At least three courses must be from either the School of Theology or the School of Intercultural Studies. Some students choose to shape their studies around a particular area of study including biblical justice, pastoral care, or leadership. View a class schedule or learn more about admissions requirements.
Grace Fuller Scholarship
All students admitted to the Certificate in Christian Studies for the Winter 2021 quarter will automatically be offered the Grace Fuller Scholarship, which covers the cost of the 5th and 6th courses (upon successful completion of the first 4 courses). This scholarship is not stackable with any other award or discount.
Focus your studies with suggested specializations including:
Christian Studies for Missionaries
Equipping students with critical skills for effective mission work in an accessible, fully online format.
Classes taken for this certificate can be used toward a master’s degree.