Certificate in Theology and Ministry, Graduate or Continuing Education

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2016-2017 Certificate in Theology and Ministry Program Course Listing (DPCL)

The Graduate Certificate in Theology and Ministry is an 18 credit hour program. The Continuing Education Certificate in Theology and Ministry is an 18 continuing education units program. Requirements for the Certificate in Theology and Ministry consist of:

Students may elect to continue their studies at LIM beyond the 18 credit hours or CEUs of this certificate program. Credit hours or CEUs earned for the Certificate in Theology and Ministry program can be applied toward a Master of Pastoral Studies (MPS) or a Master of Religious Education (MRE) degree or a Certificate of Pastoral Studies (CPS) or a Certificate of Religious Education (CRE)

Further Information

Theological Core Courses: 3 crs or CEUs per course; select at least 4
LIM 703 Introduction to Practical Theology (required)
LIM 711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament)
LIM 712 Christian Origins (New Testament)
LIM 714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit
LIM 722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy
LIM 704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics

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Elective Courses: 3 crs or CEUs per course; select 2 from core courses above, focus area courses below, or other electives
LIMX 840 Faith and Culture
LIMX 860 Faith Development and Spirituality
LIM 861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization
LIM 826 Digital Media and Ministry
LIM 827 Spirituality for Ministers
LIM 828 History of Christian Spirituality
LIM 819 Spirituality and Theology of Work
LIM 820  Ministry in the Marketplace
LIM 844 Parish Life and Ministry
LIM 845 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry
LIM 813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation
LIM 814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story
LIM 837 Foundations of Religious Education
LIM 838 Curriculum Development
LIM 839 Religious Education across the Curriculum☆ 
LIM 846 Catechetical Leadership☆ 
LIM 870  Foundations of Youth Ministry
LIM 876 Adolescent Spirituality and Faith Development
LIM 885 Religious Communication

☆ Students in the extension program must take this course online.

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