Undergraduate Ministry Practice Certificate

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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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Undergraduate Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 12 units

MT 301Spiritual Formation
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 406Homiletics
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 311Principles of Spiritual Care
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 401Foundations of Liturgy
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units

Elective Courses – 6 units

(choose two of the following)

MT 309Missions and Evangelism
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 310Divine Healing and Miracles
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 313Practical Crisis Counseling
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 412Biblical Curriculum Development
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
MT 414Pastoral Counseling for Recovery Restoration
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 405Relational Church Planting and Growth
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 410Stewardship and Administration
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 412Church Law
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 422Spiritual Worship Leadership
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units

Note: GS 110 and GS 111 (English Composition 1 & 2) 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 Undergraduate 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 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned as part of this certificate program are credit-bearing and may be transferable to other institutions. The acceptance of 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 can be transferred from University certificate programs to a degree program. Only courses with an earned grade of C- (1.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit into a Bachelor’s program.

Degree Program Students

Shiloh University students in the BA in Biblical and Pastoral Studies or BA in New Testament Studies program may apply to earn one certificate while enrolled in their degree program, not more. Students in the Associate of Arts program may not earn a certificate.