Graduate Ministry Practice Certificate

18 2 $200
UNITS YEARS PER UNIT

Study service leadership, spiritual counseling, and other essential ministry foundations in this 6-course series.

Build a working knowledge of foundational ministry practices including worship service leadership, counseling, and administrative stewardship. This six-course series is essential for pastors, lay ministers, and administrators looking to enhance their ministerial and practical gifts.

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Graduate Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 12 units
MT 501 Spiritual Formation 3 units
MT 506 Homiletics
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 511 Principles of Spiritual Counsel
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 501 Foundations of Liturgy
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
 
Elective Courses – 6 units
(choose two of the following)
MT 509 Missions and Evangelism
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 510 Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 512 Biblical Curriculum Development
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 513 Practical Crisis Counseling
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 514 Pastoral Counseling for Recovery Restoration
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 505 Relational Church Planting and Growth
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 510 Stewardship and Administration
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 512 Church Law
(prerequisite: GS 501)
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 Ministry Practice 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.