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Pursue a Graduate-Level Certificate in Biblical Studies Exclusively Online

A Certificate in Biblical Studies from Providence Theological Seminary is an excellent program for lay-people interested in Bible and Theology, for people interested in a seminary degree who want to begin online, and for those involved in ministry who wish to increase their knowledge of the Bible and Theology.

Major Options
Graduate Certificate Biblical Studies 18 credit hours
Program Details

For Entrance into the Biblical Studies program

Core course requirements for entrance into the Biblical Studies program are listed in the Academic Calendar. Acceptance into the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies program will be evaluated on case-by-case basis. Although a recognized undergraduate degree is preferred, admission as a mature student without an undergraduate degree will be considered. In such instances, previous post-secondary education, employment and/or ministry experience may be taken into account.

Coursework successfully completed for the Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies may be transferable to other Providence Seminary degree programs (applicant must meet degree program entrance qualifications).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please look to the Academic Calendar for full information and course lists. If there are discrepancies between the information listed here and in the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar is definitive.

Program Courses
  • Reading the Church’s Bible
  • Theological Foundations
  • Any four Biblical (OT, NT) or Theological (TS) Studies courses

Joshua Coutts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of New Testament

Robert Dean, Th.D.
Associate Professor of Theology & Ethics

Stan Hamm, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Educational & Christian Studies

Nate Wall-Bowering
Assistant Professor of Old Testament

Career Options

Graduates build careers in church education, missions, para-church ministries, worship ministry and youth leadership.