The Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies (GCTS) is a program of study designed for students who wish to receive a basic introduction to the major theological disciplines. The GCTS is ideal for lay persons who wish to better prepare themselves for ministry in the local church, complement professional careers, or to challenge themselves towards deeper intellectual and spiritual growth.
The Graduate Certificate in Leadership Studies (GCLS) is a program of study designed for students who are leaders or preparing to be leaders in various walks of life. The program is ideal for ministers and lay persons who wish to enhance their leadership skills in order to exercise theologically integrated leadership in congregational and other public life settings.
The Graduate Certificate in Theology and the Arts (GCTA) is a program of study designed for those drawn to the intersection of theology and the arts. The program is open to all who wish to explore issues of truth, goodness, justice, and beauty, not only as students but as practitioners. The program is ideal for both artists and those who enjoy the arts.
The Graduate Certificate in Theology and Public Life (GCTPL) is a program of study designed for students interested in theology and public life. The program is ideal for those who work in government, in policy, and non-profits whose work touches on issues of religion, justice, or the common good. The program also equips church leaders to minister to those who work in these areas.
The Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation (GCSF) is a program of study designed for all those interested in spiritual formation, for themselves and for those who desire to lead and teach Christian spiritual formation. The program examines various spiritual disciplines and equips students to introduce and develop spiritual formation groups in churches and other settings.
The Graduate Certificate in Justice Formation (GCJF) is a program of study designed for students interested in what the Bible says about justice and what relevance that has for people, particularly Christians. The program especially examines the intersection of biblical justice, church, public policy, and policing. The program is ideal for ministers and lay persons in all callings who are interested in the character and spiritual formation of justice as a virtue.