Certificate Programs

Certificate of Christian Missions

   1. Program Description

This certificate program trains students with foundational knowledge and skills for ministry in other cultures. Students will ascertain missionary life, biblical basis of missions, and local church’s involvement with global missions. Graduates can serve as administration staffs or participants in local churches’ mission departments or Christian mission organizations.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  a completed application form
•  a high school diploma with a minimum GPA 2.0 or G.E.D.  Certificate
•  Two recommendation letters, one from a church pastor and the other from other pastor or           college/Seminary faculty
•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey  in one to two pages
•  Two photos 
•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 18 semester units. The course of study usually spans a period of one year. Students must complete their study within three years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry twelve or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 18 credits with a minimum grade point  
   average  (GPA) of 2.5
•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission 
CM 102 History of Christian Missions and Mission Methods
CM 103 Missions in Culture
CM 104 Local Church and Missions
CM 105 Evangelizing and Planting Church Cross-culturally
CM 106 Prayer and Healing for Missions

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Semester

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission 
CM 102 History of Christian Missions and Mission Methods 
CM 103 Missions in Culture

2nd Semester

CM 104 Local Church and Missions 
CM 105 Evangelizing and Planting Church Cross-culturally
CM 106 Prayer and Healing for Missions

 

Certificate of Biblical Studies

   1. Program Description

This certificate program trains students with foundational knowledge and skills for Biblical Interpretations. Students will ascertain Biblical foundation of Mission, Biblical Interpretations and Biblical Theology, How to read the Old and New Testament. Graduates can serve as a future elder, pastor or educator in local churches.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  a completed application form
•  a high school diploma with a minimum GPA 2.0 or G.E.D.  Certificate
•  Two recommendation letters, one from a church pastor and the other from other pastor or           college/Seminary faculty
•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey  in one to two pages
•  Two photos 
•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 18 semester units. The course of study usually spans a period of one year. Students must complete their study within three years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry twelve or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 18 credits with a minimum grade point average          (GPA) of 2.5
•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

GB 101 Biblical Foundation of Mission
BS 102 How to read the Bible
BS 103 The Pentateuch and its application to today Christian.
BS 104 Gospels
BS 105 Isaiah and the concept of Emmanuel
BS 106 The Salvation of Christian faith in Romans

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Semester

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission
BS 102 How to read the Bible
BS 103 The Pentateuch and its application to today Christian.

2nd Semester

BS 104 Gospels
BS 105 Isaiah and the concept of Emmanuel
BS 106 The Salvation of Christian faith in Romans

 

Certificate of Pastoral Ministry

   1. Program Description

This certificate program trains students with foundational knowledge and skills for ministry in local church. Students will ascertain Christian worship and nurture, pastoral ministries, in the evangelistic and educational ministries of the church, or in counseling sessions, in leadership within the family and the church. Graduates can serve as a future elder, pastor, educator or spiritual leader in local churches.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  a completed application form
•  a high school diploma with a minimum GPA 2.0 or G.E.D.  Certificate
•  Two recommendation letters, one from a church pastor and the other from other pastor or           college/Seminary faculty
•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey  in one to two pages
•  Two photos 
•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 18 semester units. The course of study usually spans a period of one year. Students must complete their study within three years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry twelve or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 18 credits with a minimum grade point average          (GPA) of 2.5
•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

GB 101 Biblical Foundation of Mission
PM 101 Foundations of Preaching and Ministry
PM 102 Personal Foundation of Spiritual Formation
PM 103 Christian Leadership
PM 104 Pastoral Counseling
PM 105 Evangelism

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Semester

GB 101 Biblical Foundation of Mission
PM 101 Foundations of Preaching and Ministry
PM 102 Personal Foundation of Spiritual Formation

2nd Semester

PM 103 Christian Leadership
PM 104 Pastoral Counseling
PM 105 Evangelism