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Degree Program Description

The Certificate in Theological Studies is an 18-credit course of study for individuals desiring to broaden and deepen their understanding of Reformed theology. All courses may be completed fully online.

  • History of Christianity 1 — Ancient and Medieval
  • History of Christianity 2 — Reformation to Modern Era
  • Systematic Theology 1 — God and Creation
  • Systematic Theology 2 — Christ and the Church
  • Systematic Theology 3 — Salvation and Eschatology
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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