Graduate Christian Studies Certificate

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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 501 Survey of Church History 3 units
NT 501 Introduction to the New Testament 3 units
OT 501 Introduction to the Old Testament 3 units
TH 501 Theology 1
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
TH 502 Theology 2
(prerequisite: TH 501)
3 units
Elective Courses – 3 units
(choose one of the following)
MT 505 Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
CH 504 Spiritual Outpouring and Revival
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 510 Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
OT 502 Historical Geography of Israel 3 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 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 this certificate program are credit-bearing and may be transferrable to other institutions. 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.

If a certificate student chooses to later apply to a Shiloh University degree program, no more than 18 units may be transferred from University certificate programs to a degree program.

Degree Program Students

  • Master of Divinity students may apply to earn 1 certificate while enrolled in a program, not more.
  • Master of Arts in Theological Studies students may not earn a certificate.