Total credit hours
18
elective hours
3
fully Online?
Yes
Tuition per credit hour
$
475
.00
Years to completion
1

Degree Program Description

The Certificate in Biblical Studies at Knox Theological Seminary is a program specifically designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing biblical training without the commitment to a master’s program. The program is well suited for lay leaders in the church, missionaries who require a year of formal theological training, or individuals desiring to both broaden and deepen their understanding in biblical studies. The 18-hour program can be completed fully online. To receive maximum benefit, the course sequence below is prescribed.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

BIBLICAL STUDIES
  • New Testament Survey 1 - Gospels and Acts
  • New Testament Survey 2 - Epistles and Revelation
  • Old Testament Survey 1
  • Old Testament Survey 2
  • Systematic Theology 1 - God and Creation
A graduate of the this program will be able to:
  • Articulate the Gospel message of salvation by grace through faith in Christ alone.
  • Explain the inspiration and authority of all of Scripture and its relationship to the Gospel.
  • Articulate the relationship of the gospel to sanctification in the life of the believer.
  • Articulate a Christo-centric view of ministry in which theological study, practice, and ethical conduct mutually inform and enhance one another.
  • Demonstrate pastoral, oral, written skills, and competencies that are required for church leadership at its most mature and effective level.
  • Contribute to the practice of ministry by means of a doctoral-level project that integrates analytical and ministerial research, theological reflection, and practical application.

Application to the Certificate program at Knox is open to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or beyond. Interested students should contact us using our online inquiry form. The admission requirements include a completed application, application fee, transcripts from all previous institutions attended, personal testimony, and a pastoral reference.

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