Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate programs at Taylor Seminary are designed for students/graduates who desire greater depth or a specialized focus.  Each certificate program may be taken concurrently with the requisite degree or taken after such degree has been completed.  Each is designed around specialized courses or experiences (all courses may not be offered every year).


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE in Biblical Exposition

This graduate certificate is designed for those who intend to serve as pastors who will have regular preaching responsibilities and those who intend to go on to http://www.soldoave.pt/generic-viagra-united-states further studies in Bible and Theology.

In addition to the requirements in the MDiv program, students who enroll in this certificate must complete a further 12 credits: 9 credits in Bible (courses with titles beginning with BI, NT, or OT) and 3 credits in Preaching. The 9 credits in Bible must include 3 credits in either Greek Exegesis or Hebrew Exegesis through directed studies. Six credits in Introductory Hebrew are required as a prerequisite to Hebrew Exegesis, and 6 credits in Introductory Greek, as a prerequisite to Greek Exegesis.

Ideally, students should complete a 6-credit introduction to one of the Biblical languages in their undergraduate program. Those who have not done so may transfer a 6-credit introductory language course into the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Exposition, and this will be applied to the 9 credits required in Bible.

Contact Admissions to further discuss this Graduate Certificate.


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE in Intercultural Studies

This certificate is designed for those who anticipate their ministry will be exercised in an unfamiliar cultural context or in a highly multicultural context. In addition to the requirements of the MDiv or MTS programs (provided that they include MI 545 Evangelism and Church Planting in their program), students must complete a further 12 credits in Mission (MI) or World Religion (WR) courses.

Contact Admissions to further discuss this Graduate Certificate.


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE in Spiritual Formation

This Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation will be offered in a Taylor Seminary-Urban Sanctuary partnership. In addition to the requirements of the MDiv, MA in Intercultural Studies or MTS programs, students must complete a further 12 credits, as follows:

Spiritual Formation   (12 credits)
SF 521 Theology of try it cialis soft tabs 100 mg Discernment: Hearing and visit our site viagra online order usa Responding to the Voice of Jesus   3

SF 522 Theology of Community: Learning to buy brand advair diskus Love with Engagement   3
SF 523 Theology of Formation: Merging Passion and Spiritual Habits into Virtue   3
SF  524  Theology of Calling: A Multi-Layered Identity   3 

TOTAL CREDITS        12

Contact Admissions to further discuss this Graduate Certificate.


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE in Pastoral Leadership

Given that pastoral leadership is crucial for the the best site order propica development of healthy churches, the Certificate in Pastoral Leadership is designed for those who want to sharpen their leadership ability for church leadership.  In addition to the requirements for the MDiv program, students must complete a further 12 credits as specified below.

PC 636 Spiritual Direction in Pastoral Care   3
PL 634 The Pastor as Leader    3
PL electives Pastoral Leadership Electives   6 

TOTAL CREDITS             12


Please contact Enrolment Services to inquire about how you can further develop your ministry skills through these Certificate Programs. You can submit a Request for Information or speak to an admissions counsellor at 431-5200 (local) or 1 (800) 567-4988.