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Seminary

Seminary

Providence will provide you with the highest quality of academic programs and prepare you to be an effective spiritual leader. Acquire the knowledge, skills and experience you need to serve in ministry. Our online and distance education allows you to pursue your studies at any time, anywhere.

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Augment your understanding of Christian counselling and improve hour care-giving skills for helping ministries or professions.

Program Options: 18 cr. hrs. Graduate Certificate Applied Counselling

A Biblical Studies Certificate will give those interested in the Bible and theology, those who want to begin a seminary education online or those involved in ministry an increased knowledge of the Bible.

Program Options: 18 cr. hrs. Graduate Certificate Biblical Studies

Build a foundation of the spiritual life as expressed in the Bible, in church history, theology and contemporary reality.

Program Options: 18 cr. hrs. Graduate Certificate Christian Spirituality

Improve your ability to serve Christ in the church and the world in a lay or para-church ministry. Gain skills for studying the Bible and theology, enabling you to articulate your faith. Have freedom in course flexibility and selection by building a schedule and course list of your choosing.

Program Options: 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Christian Studies Major

Gain the basic theological knowledge as well as various skills for Christian education, administration and leadership and counselling to work within a cultural Canadian context.

Program Options: 18 cr. hrs. Graduate Certificate Christian Ministry

This Post Graduate Certificate is for existing professional therapists to fulfill your professional development needs through enhanced counselling certification.

Program Options: 18 cr. hrs. Post Graduate Certificate Contemporary Issues in Counselling

Develop the competency and knowledge to integrate your Christian worldview into mainstream practices, allowing you to effectively counsel individuals, families, couples or groups. This program offers you the flexibility to study in Manitoba or in Alberta at our extension site. Our distance options blend online, directed study and modular coursework crafted specifically for graduate students.

Program Options: 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Counselling Degree

Studying in our most popular program, you will enhance your knowledge of the counselling discipline and hone your therapeutic skills. This program offers you the flexibility to study online or through directed study or modular coursework designed specifically for graduate students.

Program Options: 90 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Counselling Psychology Degree

Learn the effective skills for discipleship to serve in cross-cultural settings. Develop an awareness of culture, teaching principles and the ability to meet those needs.

Program Options: 30 cr. hrs. Graduate Certificate Cross-Cultural Discipleship

Gain the skills and knowledge to equip women and men in northern communities, First Nations and Inuit settings to provide non-vocational Christian counselling. 

Program Options: 2 yrs Biblical Counselling Diploma

The Doctor of Ministry is designed to assist in increasing the competency of Christian leaders so they can achieve excellence in their current and future ministries.

Program Options: 6 units + Project/Dissertation (2 units) Doctor of Ministry Contextual Leadership Track, 6 units + Project/Dissertation (2 units) Doctor of Ministry Counselling and Mental Health Practice Track

Expand your training for professional ministry within the church or other Christian organizations and NGO’s by receiving a theoretical background in educational philosophy within the context of ministry while specializing in one of six tracks.

Program Options: 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts TESOL Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts TTESOL Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Student Development Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Youth Ministries Studies Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Educational Ministries Major, 48 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Leadership Major

Extend your worldview and break down the “us and them” paradigm by learning about the economic, cultural and ethnic boundaries that divide people. Gain an understanding around the identity of a global community that transcends all of these divisions.

Program Options: 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Global Studies - TESOL Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Global Studies - TTESOL Major, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Global Studies - Missiology Major

The typical prerequisite for ordained pastoral ministry in much of the church, strengthen your biblical-theological foundation to foster a love for the Word of God, grow in your love for the church, and commit to enhancing its well-being. Learn to develop people-helping skills and gain the training necessary for pastoral ministry.

Program Options: 81 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Honours Track, 81 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Pastoral Counselling Track, 81 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Youth Ministry Studies Trac, 78 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Anabaptist Studies Track, 78 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Pentecostal Studies Track, 75 cr. hrs. Master of Divinity Biblical Languages Track

Attain the skills required to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Program Options: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Get acquainted with the work of major contributors to biblical and theological studies while gaining knowledge of current major issues in the field and bolstering your eagerness to address these issue while also contributing to the field. 

Program Options: 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Biblical Studies: Old Testament Track, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Biblical Studies: New Testament Track, 60 cr. hrs. Master of Arts Systematic Theology Track

Expand on your TESOL skills by learning to train teachers to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Program Options: Training Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TTESOL)