Graduate Christian Studies Certificate


Explore the foundations of Christian thought through Scripture, history, and theology in this 6-course series.

Explore the foundations of Christian thought through the lens of Scripture, history, and theology. This six-course series provides a broad base of study from which students will gain an appreciation of the Biblical narrative, principles, and how the church has interpreted them through history.

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Graduate Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 15 units
CH 501Survey of Church History3 units
NT 501Introduction to the New Testament3 units
OT 501Introduction to the Old Testament3 units
TH 501Theology 1
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
TH 502Theology 2
(prerequisite: TH 501)
3 units
Elective Courses – 3 units
(choose one of the following)
MT 505Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
CH 504Spiritual Outpouring and Revival
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 510Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
OT 502Historical Geography of Israel3 units
Note: GS 501 (Theological Research and Writing) must be completed at Shiloh University with a C or better or be satisfied by transfer credit.

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Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Graduate Christian Studies Certificate the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Complete and pass all of the courses in the certificate program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned as part of a certificate program may later be applied to a program at Shiloh University or any other college or University. The acceptance or transfer of Shiloh University academic credit at other institutions cannot be guaranteed. Transfer of credit earned is determined by the receiving institution.

Shiloh University Degree Students

Shiloh University students in the Master of Divinity program may apply to earn one certificate while enrolled in their degree program, not more. Students in the Master of Arts in Theological Studies program may not earn a certificate.