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Certificates and Diplomas

Click on each course for course descriptions and prerequisites.
• All 1-year certificates require a total of 36 semester hours of credit and their requirements are listed below.
• All 2-year diplomas require a total of 60 semester hours of credit listed below for the diploma. These hours include the major courses and the core requirements as listed below.
• All 4-year diplomas require a total of 120 semester hours of credit: 60 semester hours of credit listed below for the major, a 36 hour minor in a second area (see certificates for minor requirements of different field). As credits between major and minor overlap, you will be required to take a number of electives to complete the 120 smester hours for the diploma.
• All master's degrees require 36 hours of graduate work as specified in the listing below. All of our master's degrees require a four-year degree of at least 120 semester hours on any major, with a 3.0 (B) grade point average for all previous college work, or a 2.5 (C+) grade point average with probation and to earn a 3.0 in all future work.
Master of Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
Master of Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits
Master of Biblical Studies
Master of Ministry
2 and 4 year Diploma in Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
2 and 4 year Diploma in Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits
2 and 4 year Diploma in Biblical Studies
2 and 4 year Diploma in Ministry
Certificate in Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
Certificate in Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits
Certificate in Biblical Studies
Certificate in Ministry
(Click on the course title to see the course details.)


Master of Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits

BUS5001-Management for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS5003-Accounting for Churches and Nonprofits
COM5005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS5102-Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
SOC5201-Pastoral Counseling
PHI5601-Christian Ethics
MKT6001-Marketing and Outreach for Churches and Nonprofits
LDR6201-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6601-Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6801-Issues in Security for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS6901-Budget and Fiscal Planning for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS6990-Administration and Leadership Project for Churches and Nonprofits
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Master of Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits

BUS5001-Management for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS5003-Accounting for Churches and Nonprofits
COM5005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
COM5012-Database Programming and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
COM5201-Programming and Logic for Churches and Nonprofits
COM5205-Advanced Programming for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6101-Website Programming and Design I for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6102-Website Programming and Design II for Churches and Nonprofits
LDR6201-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6601-Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6801-Issues in Security for Churches and Nonprofits
COM6990-Information Systems Management Project for Churches and Nonprofits
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Master of Biblical Studies

BIB5001-Introduction to the Old Testament
BIB5002-Introduction to the New Testament
BIB5005-Hermeneutics
BIB5801-Genesis
BIB5901-Mark
BIB5905-Acts
BIB6001-Issues in Teaching the Bible
LAN6801-Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I
BIB6809-Daniel
LAN6901-Introduction to Biblical Greek I
BIB6910-Revelation
BIB6990-Biblical Studies Project
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Master of Ministry

BIB5001-Introduction to the Old Testament
BIB5002-Introduction to the New Testament
BIB5005-Hermeneutics
REL5201-Spiritual Formation
SOC5201-Pastoral Counseling
MIN5601-Pastoral Ministry
PHI5601-Christian Ethics
THE6101-Systematic Theology I
THE6102-Systematic Theology II
LDR6201-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
EVA6501-Evangelism and Apologetics
MIN6801-Sermon Preparation and Delivery
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2 and 4 year Diploma in Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
SCI1001-A Survey of Physics for Christian Scholars
SPC1001-Speech for Christian Service
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
COM1005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
HIS2001-History of the Church I
HIS2002-History of the Church II
LDR2101-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2102-Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2103-Accounting for Churches and Nonprofits
COM2205-Church Media and Computer Resources
BUS2901-Budget and Fiscal Planning for Churches and Nonprofits
REL3005-Introduction to Spiritual Formation
PHI3601-Christian Ethics
COM4601-Computer Resources Management for Churches and Nonprofits
COM4801-Security for Churches and Nonprofits
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2 and 4 year Diploma in Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
MUS1001-Introduction to Reading Church Music
SCI1001-A Survey of Physics for Christian Scholars
SPC1001-Speech for Christian Service
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
COM1005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
HIS2001-History of the Church I
HIS2002-History of the Church II
MUS2005-Survey of Religious Music
COM2201-Website Programming and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
COM2205-Church Media and Computer Resources
COM3101-Graphics and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
COM3202-Database Programming and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
PHI3601-Christian Ethics
COM4601-Computer Resources Management for Churches and Nonprofits
COM4801-Security for Churches and Nonprofits
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2 and 4 year Diploma in Biblical Studies

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
SCI1001-A Survey of Physics for Christian Scholars
SPC1001-Speech for Christian Service
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
BIB1005-Biblical Interpretation
BIB1801-Genesis
BIB1901-Mark
BIB2001-Teaching the Bible
HIS2001-History of the Church I
HIS2002-History of the Church II
BIB2810-Biblical Poetry and Lyrics
BIB2902-John
BIB2903-Matthew
BIB2904-Luke
BIB3905-Acts
BIB4809-Daniel
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2 and 4 year Diploma in Ministry

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
SCI1001-A Survey of Physics for Christian Scholars
SPC1001-Speech for Christian Service
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
BIB1005-Biblical Interpretation
BIB2001-Teaching the Bible
HIS2001-History of the Church I
HIS2002-History of the Church II
LDR2101-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2102-Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
MIN2501-Sermon Preparation
MIN2502-Sermon Delivery
REL3005-Introduction to Spiritual Formation
SOC3201-Biblical Counseling
PHI3601-Christian Ethics
MIN4201-Pastoral Ministry
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Certificate in Leadership and Administration for Churches and Nonprofits

COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
SPC1001-Speech for Christian Service
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
COM1005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
LDR2101-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2102-Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2103-Accounting for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2901-Budget and Fiscal Planning for Churches and Nonprofits
COM4601-Computer Resources Management for Churches and Nonprofits
COM4801-Security for Churches and Nonprofits
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Certificate in Information Systems Management for Churches and Nonprofits

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
COM1001-Computer Applications for Churches and Nonprofits
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
MAT1001-Mathematics for Churches and Nonprofits
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
COM1005-Visual Presentation Preparation for Churches and Nonprofits
MUS2005-Survey of Religious Music
COM2201-Website Programming and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
COM2205-Church Media and Computer Resources
COM3101-Graphics and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
COM3202-Database Programming and Design for Churches and Nonprofits
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Certificate in Biblical Studies

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
BIB1005-Biblical Interpretation
BIB1801-Genesis
BIB1901-Mark
BIB2001-Teaching the Bible
BIB2810-Biblical Poetry and Lyrics
BIB2902-John
BIB2903-Matthew
BIB2904-Luke
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Certificate in Ministry

BIB1001-Survey of the Old Testament
ENG1001-Written Communications for Christian Scholars I
BIB1002-Survey of the New Testament
ENG1002-Written Communications for Christian Scholars II
BIB1005-Biblical Interpretation
BIB2001-Teaching the Bible
LDR2101-Leadership for Churches and Nonprofits
BUS2102-Administration for Churches and Nonprofits
MIN2501-Sermon Preparation
MIN2502-Sermon Delivery
SOC3201-Biblical Counseling
PHI3601-Christian Ethics
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