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Program Design

Program Design

The Certificate in Theology Program is designed to provide an organized, structured series of courses for ministers and lay persons who want  to improve their knowledge and preparedness for ministry. Because this is a “ Certificate Program, all interested persons, with or without college degrees, are invited to participate. The courses are taught by seminary-trained instructors with Master’s or Doctoral Degrees and feature recorded lectures by members of ITC’s distinguished faculty.

The program is offered in a way that minimally taxes the students’ time or budgets, while providing learning in an ecumenical context and the opportunity to interaction and dialogue among peers with various philosophical and theological viewpoints. Our goals include the broadening of students’ perspectives infused with scholarly instruction  and the strengthening of  the students’ ability and resolve to go and serve where God leads. The program consists of approximately complete nine to twelve months of study during which a student may eight (8) courses. Each course lasts approximately 4-6 weeks (one class session per week) and two or more courses will be offered during each term.

COURSE OFFERINGS:

  • INTRODUCTION TO NEW TESTAMENT
  • INTRODUCTION TO PASTORAL CARE
  • INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH ADMINISTRATION
  • INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH HISTORY
  • INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY & THEOLOGY
  • INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
  • INTRODUCTION TO HEBREW BIBLE/OLD TESTAMENT
  • INTRODUCTION TO PREACHING & MISSIOLOGY