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 501Spiritual Formation3 units
MT 506Homiletics
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 511Principles of Spiritual Care
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 501Foundations of Liturgy
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units

Elective Courses – 6 units

(choose two of the following)

MT 509Missions and Evangelism
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 510Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 512Biblical Curriculum Development
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 513Practical Crisis Counseling
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
MT 514Pastoral Counseling for Recovery Restoration
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 505Relational Church Planting and Growth
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 510Stewardship and Administration
(prerequisite: GS 501)
3 units
PL 512Church 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.
  • Successfully complete 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. Only courses with an earned grade of B- (2.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit into a Master’s 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 Practical Ministry students may not earn a certificate.