This degree has been designed for individuals seeking an advanced degree in theology and ministry.
Traditional seminary degrees are often
out of reach due to work, family, geography,
Our degree is offered entirely online featuring
video-based micro-lectures, ZOOM video-conferencing, and tutorial formats.
The Diploma will list the degree and concentration.
Some examples include (but are not limited to) :
The 30 credit hour course of study includes:
Tutorial Course Experience
Six 3-credit hour courses:
Introduction to Graduate Studies
Elective 1 - Tutorial with a Faculty Mentor in your area of study
Elective 2 - Tutorial with a Faculty Mentor in your area of study
Elective 3 - Tutorial with a Faculty Mentor in your area of study
Elective 4 - Tutorial with a Faculty Mentor in your area of study
Elective 5 - Tutorial with a Faculty Mentor in your area of study
Ministry Experience may be applied to the Tutorial Course requirements following an evaluation of those experiences.
Capstone Course Experience
Two 6-credit hour courses:
The Faculty Mentor facilitates scheduled video conversations and participates in the portfolio preparation and examination.
Students journey through a series of research milestones to generate the final Capstone Project that addresses a Need or Opportunity in their ministry context.
Students set their own schedule and proceed at their own pace. Each course can be completed within 30 to 90 days.