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Graduate Certificate in Leadership


The Graduate Certificate in Leadership provides basic preparation for specialized ministries. It is an intentionally flexible program so that students can tailor the certificate to their own interests and vocation. The certificate can be applied fully to the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies or to the requirements of the Master in Intercultural Ministries, Master in Leadership and Ministry, Master of Christian Studies, or the Master of Divinity program. This program may be completed entirely online.


Graduate Certificate in Leadership Program Requirements (15 credits)

Biblical and Theological Studies (3 credits)
3 credits in one of the following areas:

  • Biblical Theology (BT)
  • Christian History (CH)
  • New Testament (NT)
  • Old Testament (OT)
  • Theology (THEO)

Leadership Studies (3 credits)
LE 503 Leadership and Leadership Formation

Leadership and Ministry (9 credits)
9 credits in Christian Counselling (CC), Education and Discipleship (ED), Leadership (LE), Mission/Intercultural Studies (MI), Preaching and Communication (PR), Pastoral Theology (PT), Spiritual Care (SPC)

General Requirements for Completion and Graduation:

  • Completion of a total of 15 credits (as outlined above)
  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.0