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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ellen G. White and Adventist Studies Graduate Certificate

The Ellen G. White and Adventist Studies Graduate Certificate is an academic program requiring three years of study on an annual intensive basis beyond the master’s level. The purpose of the certificate is to prepare active teachers at Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities who do not have a doctoral emphasis, doctoral cognate, or master’s degree in Adventist Studies to competently provide education in the areas of Ellen G. White studies and Adventist history. Additionally, the program will support the educational competence of Ellen G. White Seventh-day Adventist (EGWSDA) Research Center Directors and Division or Union archive directors. The certificate requires 18 credits of prescribed 600-level course work.

Total Credits - 18

Student Learning Outcomes

Completers will be able to:

  1. Conduct effective research that demonstrates competence in Ellen G. White studies and in Adventist theology and history.
  2. Articulate a biblical and theologically sound understanding of the prophetic gift as manifested through Ellen G. White.
  3. Practice hermeneutics in the interpretation of the writings of Ellen G. White that are both biblically grounded and according to her intent.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the content, central issues, and processes relating to Ellen G. White and Adventist History.
  5. Have increased competence in the area of archival and Adventist heritage leadership (For Research Center directors and Division and Union archivists).