The Certificate of Christian Studies offers students an opportunity to complete a focused course of study or a sampling of master's-level courses from the School of Intercultural Studies. It is an ideal program for practitioners who would like to take a few courses in the School of Intercultural Studies to supplement their ministries. It requires the successful completion of 24 quarter units. By enrolling in convenient daytime, evening, or Distributed Learning courses, students pursuing the certificate can gain an introduction to missiological, theological, and biblical basics at the graduate level.
Students can focus on either a specific curriculum or a sampling of courses to match their personal interests and goals. Since certificate courses may be applied to master's level degree programs, students can utilize their course flexibility to explore the possibility of a School of Intercultural Studies master's degree.