Explore our Certificate Programs

The School of Theology and Ministry offers professional certificates in three areas to help prepare you for the next stage of you career.

This professional certificate program in diaconal ministry is designed for individuals desiring a career in word and service rather than word and sacrament.

This  all-inclusive, one-year program equips proven and promising pastoral leaders with deepened and expanded leadership skills, that will ensuring long-term effective ministry, spiritual depth and personal integrity.

The Transforming Spirituality Certificate was created as an advanced program specifically for individuals who have successfully completed graduate degrees in theology or religious studies, have a background in interpersonal process skills, and wish to augment their knowledge and/or skills in the area of spirituality. 

Earn a certificate from the convenience of your home, parish, or office This certificate program, Leadership in Faith and Economics (LIFE), was created to provide pastors and non-profit leaders with the tools to help them navigate their path to success. All courses are online, asynchronous courses and the dates for the courses follow the university’s dates for the quarters. Asynchronous means that all course activity is done online. There are no required face-to-face sessions within the course and no requirements for on-campus activity. The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access.