Grow Your Bible Knowledge with a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies
With a Graduate Certificate in Biblical 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 increase your love for Scripture and your mastery of biblical theology.
As you take classes like Christ in the Old Testament, Life of Paul, or Romans, 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 Biblical Studies?
You’ll gain a deeper understanding of God’s Word through advanced classes that focus on the background and content of each book of the Bible. Make personal and practical applications to your life and ministry. And see how passages in both the Old and New Testament point to Christ and His second coming.
Plus, this flexible certificate allows you to choose classes that match what you want to study in-depth.
(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 Biblical Studies
Classes taken for this certificate cannot be applied to another certificate program.
Graduate Certificate in Biblical 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 $342 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 Biblical 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 Biblical 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.