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Stackable Certificates

NEBCS is pleased to offer this focused certificate program.

Each certificate can be earned by completing 4 courses (12 credit hours).

Certificates have been designed with church and ministry leaders in mind, but are open and valuable to students from all backgrounds and vocations.

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Begin your journey today to earn a Certificate in Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, Ministry Practice, Apologetics, or Spiritual Formation.

 

Choose the area that best fits your ministry training needs or interests. Each certificate consists of only 4 courses and can be completed in as little as 1 year (depending on course availability). 

CERTIFICATE COURSE PLANS

BIBLICAL STUDIES 

  • Old Testament Survey

  • New Testament Survey

  • Biblical Interpretation

  • The Pentateuch OR Gospel of John and Romans

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

  • Introduction to Theology

  • Biblical Theology

  • Church History

  • Biblical Interpretation 

MINISTRY PRACTICE

  • Public Speaking, Preaching and Teaching

  • Life of the Leader

  • Pastoral Care and Ministry

  • Biblical Counseling

APOLOGETICS

  • Introduction to Apologetics

  • Advanced Apologetics

  • Philosophy and Ethics

  • Biblical Interpretation

SPIRITUAL FORMATION

  • Spiritual Formation and Discipleship

  • Ministry Assessment

  • Gospel of John and Romans

  • Soul Shepherding (Spiritual Disciplines)

All the courses required for each certificate may be applied to other NEBCS degree programs.

 

Certificates may be completed in succession and “stacked” toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.

 

You may complete your certificate and continue your education in pursuit of a higher degree, or use a single certificate to benefit your ministry. 

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REQUIREMENTS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent     (Dual-enrollment courses may be applied to a certificate upon HS graduation).

  • An application 

  • An endorsement from a church or local ministry.

Ready to take the next step in your journey towards spiritual enrichment?
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