Diploma in Christian Studies


Get equipped to serve in ministry and direct your studies to the areas that interest you most. Complete your diploma and move on to continue your Master's level education at Ambrose.

Earn your Diploma in Christian Studies with [30] credits:

[9] Credits from - 
Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Biblical Theology
  • Christian History
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Theology
[3] Credits from - 
Leadership & Education
  • Leadership Formation or Teaching and Learning
[6] Credits from - 
Personal Formation
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Personal Formation and Development
[12] Credits from - 
Open Electives
  • Take 4 seminary courses of your choosing


Your Future

This is your career

Ambrose Seminary Steps to a Master Degree

This is where you can go


Step by step

As classes add up, so do your credentials.

You can start with 1 class that interests you, and build up to a detree. Apply your Diploma in Christian Studies toward graduate studies -- only 10 more credits will complete a full degree.


way toward a Master's degree

Beyond the Classroom

One-credit workshops are held in churches around Calgary to connect our students to the local community of ministry. Take three one-day workshops to apply toward your certificate.

Staff and Faculty

Name Position Location Email Phone
Chair, Seminary Professional Master of Arts Programs Terry Young, PhD Lecturer L2079 tyoung@ambrose.edu -
Mark Buchanan Associate Professor Pastoral Theology Mark Buchanan, MCS Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology - mbuchanan@ambrose.edu -