Graduate Diploma Programs (Graduate Diploma)
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Pursue if you want to enhance your biblical and theological understandings in a setting that will engage your intellect and deepen your faith.
The one-year Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies provides you with a foundation of biblical, theological and ministry studies for your spiritual growth and ministry development. The Graduate Diploma allows you to tailor your studies to meet your learning and ministry needs. You may also choose to complete a four-course concentration in study areas such as Biblical Studies, Leadership, Global Mission and Intercultural Studies, Pastoral Ministry, Pentecostal Studies, Spiritual Formation or Youth and Family Ministry.
The Diploma in Christian Studies may also be taken on Monday evenings in a modular, cohort-based format with a fixed sequence of nine (9) courses delivered over one and a half years. The Graduate Diploma (Christian Studies) may be taken entirely online.
All successfully-completed coursework can be transferred to the MDiv and MTS programs.
You can complete the entire Graduate Diploma program online.
Seminary Degree and Diploma Options
* Program durations are based on a traditional, full-time course load of nine courses per year. Program may be completed part-time over a longer period of time.