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Graduate Certificates

Why should I 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.

As you take classes like Theology, Christ in the Old Testament, or Life and Teachings of Jesus, you’ll be supported by caring seminary faculty. They’ll guide your learning through lecture-based study, rather than just giving reading assignments.

Get the Bible Training You Need for Greater Service with Our Graduate Certificates

Biblical Studies Certificate
Biblical Studies

Increase your love for Scripture and your mastery of biblical theology as you take advanced classes that focus on the background and content of each book of the Bible.

New Testament Certificate
New Testament Studies

Learn biblical guidelines for practical Christian living while getting a focused study of New Testament history and theology.

Old Testament Certificate
Old Testament Studies

Study the Old Testament canon, text, and inspiration and make applications to your personal life and ministry.

Pastoral Ministries
Pastoral Ministries

Gain practical skills for local church ministry and learn how to effectively shepherd a congregation.

Theological Studies
Theological Studies

Expand your knowledge of biblical theology and doctrines like soteriology, christology , ecclesiology, and eschatology.

When Should I Pursue a Graduate Certificate from Pensacola Theological Seminary?

If you previously earned a bachelor’s degree, earning your Graduate Certificate is the perfect next step. The sooner you start your courses, the sooner you’ll have the increased Bible knowledge you need for more effective service.

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.

Graduate Certificates Program Highlights

  • Graduate Certificates fall 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 $402.60 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 Certificates

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

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

Residence Requirements for Graduate Certificates

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.