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Glean Biblical Wisdom with a Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies

With a Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies, you’ll get the quality of seminary-level education with the option of flexible online learning. Designed for both those in full-time ministry and Christians serving in other fields, this certificate program will give you a focused study of the background and content of the Old Testament.

As you take classes like Christ in the Old Testament, Divided Monarchy, and Post-Exilic Prophets, you’ll be supported by caring seminary faculty. They’ll guide your learning through lecture-based study, rather than just giving reading assignments.

What Will You Learn from the Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies?

You’ll research the Old Testament canon, text, and inspiration. Trace God’s unfolding plan to redeem all people through the Messiah. And apply principles like biblical leadership and effective service to your personal life and ministry.

Plus, you can choose what you want to study in-depth. This flexible certificate allows you to pick most of your classes yourself.
(See Course Requirements below for more detail.)

Why Choose a Graduate Certificate from Pensacola Theological Seminary?

When you choose Pensacola Theological Seminary, you’re choosing a Bible-centered approach. Your soul will be filled with the Word of God. As you prepare for servant-leadership, your learning will balance both meditating on God’s Word and ministering with God’s Word.

Getting a graduate certificate from PTS is a smaller time commitment than getting a master’s degree—but you’ll still advance your education. And if you find you’re ready for more learning, your credits can be applied to a seminary degree if grade and GPA requirements for that program are met.

Course Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies

Classes taken for this certificate cannot be applied to another certificate program.

Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies Program Highlights

  • This program falls under Pensacola Theological Seminary.
  • Finish in as little as 7 months.* If you choose online study, classroom lectures are prerecorded and available 24/7.
  • Credits earned for this certificate may be applied toward a seminary degree if you meet the grade and GPA requirements for that program.
  • Whether online or on campus, tuition is only $298 per credit hour. See financial info.

*Time to finish depends on certificate chosen, start date, and course rotations. Coursework could extend to 4 semesters; talk to an advisor for more details.

Admission Requirements for Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA is required.

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Seminary Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Two Recommendations
  • Salvation Testimony

Residence Requirements for Graduate Certificate in Old Testament Studies

You can complete your coursework completely online, on campus, or a mix of both. Courses are offered on campus during short summer sessions and fall and spring semesters.