May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Christian Discipleship Certificate

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This program is designed for students desiring limited studies in Christian Discipleship.

The Christian Discipleship Certificate prepares Christians to better connect with God, self, and others, through a deeper understanding of biblical foundations, applied to their vocational calling and specific ministries. The certificate requires academic study and service learning in an internship ministry experience, with a portfolio as evidence of completing all certificate outcomes.

All courses may be counted towards other religion associates/baccalaureate degrees. 

This certificate is available on the main campus and online.

Online delivery: This program is also offered in a primariy interactive online asynchronous format (see School of Distance Education  definitions). This program does not require any on-campus time, unless one is enrolled in the on-campus delivery.

Additional Requirements


The certificate requires a practical ministry component. This component is done in consultation with your advisor.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program the students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of human spiritual development.
  2. Apply biblical themes and key theological doctrines to fundamentals of discipleship.
  3. Exhibit fundamental principles of biblical discipleship through personal faith journey.
  4. Document discipleship initiative through applied, practical service.

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