Your gateway to formal theological study.
STACKABLE CERTIFICATE IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
This certificate serves to enhance students' readiness for continued education while simultaneously strengthening their capabilities in theological study and teaching theology in a ministry setting.
Stackable Certificate in
This is a focused certificate consisting of 4 courses (12 credit hours). This certificate is a great foundation for formal theological study in an academic setting.
This certification can be completed in about 1 year of study (depending on course availability). It will better position the student for further education while also increasing capacity for theological study and teaching theology in a ministry setting. This completed certificate can be “stacked” along with other certificates, building towards an undergraduate level degree.
High-Quality Instruction & Mentorship
Our faculty members come from diverse and impressive academic and professional backgrounds. They include accomplished ministers, pastors, coaches, counselors, researchers, and published authors that can mentor you along your spiritual and professional journey.
NEBCS is committed to making high-quality biblical education affordable and accessible to everyone who desires it.
We offer low-cost tuition as well as generous financial aid and merit scholarships to make sure that no student is excluded from attending due to financial constraints.
We provide flexible options for students with busy schedules to balance work, personal commitments and education.
Choose how you want to attend classes, in-person or online, and take courses at your own pace. Check the learning formats section for more details.
Small Class Size
Small classes provide excellent interaction with faculty and ministry professionals.
Our students experience individualized attention, greater participation and collaboration, improved academic performance, and a supportive learning environment.
Th 101 Introduction to Theology
Bi 320 Biblical Theology
Hi 101 Church History Survey
Bi 100 Biblical Interpretation
A high school diploma or equivalent (except for dual-enrollment high school students)
A completed and accepted application (available online)
FLEXIBLE LEARNING FORMATS
FOR BUSY STUDENTS AND WORKING PROFESSINALS
Many courses are offered in-person, fostering an interactive learning environment and hands-on learning experience.
INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSES
Our independent study courses allow students to work one-on-one with a professor to complete a course at an agreed pace.
All courses are also available synchronously via Zoom meetings for added convenience. Fully asynchronous online classes coming soon!
Students can also take courses one at a time without full-time enrollment requirements, allowing for a lighter workload
Advance your education while maintaining your commitments and schedule.
"I chose NEBC because it was affordable, local and came highly recommended by individuals I respect and admire for their faith and effective service in ministry.
I continued with NEBC because experience proved the positive testimonies I received regarding the school true."
Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following for admission:
Non-refundable application fee of $25.00
Minimum of two references, one of which must be from the applicant’s pastor, the other(s) from an employer, teacher, or mentor.
Applicants may be asked to submit high school or college transcripts and/or test scores.
Applicants may be invited to interview prior to admission.
NEBCS has rolling admissions.
The recommended application submission date for all degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is August 1 for the Fall Semester, and December 15 for the Spring Semester.
TUITION, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
We offer low-cost tuition at $300/course for in-person/zoom and $450/course for fully asynchronous.
We also offer generous financial aid and merit scholarships to ensure all students can attend, regardless of personal finances. If you sincerely desire to attend but are worried about the cost, please talk to one of our advisors.