In this program, you will grow as an effective, Biblically-minded leader in service and ministry through innovative online and classroom experiences in the certificate program.
Grow as an effective, Biblically-minded leader in service and ministry.
Faithful Teacher | Interpreter | Communicator
Recognize the Primacy of Scripture for Christian Faith and Life.
For Anna Santana, delving into the Scriptures opened her eyes to the calling God had placed on her life to be a teacher. Anna's preparation at Northeastern Seminary allowed her to develop her talent for connecting with others to faithfully interpret and communicate God's word.
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Customize Your Seminary Degree
Stackable Curriculum - Certificate to Master’s
At Northeastern Seminary, you will grow as an effective, Biblically-minded leader in service and ministry through innovative online and classroom experiences in the certificate program. Develop a deeper understanding of the significant connection between Scripture, Theology, and effective Ministry in courses that are Biblically-based, expertly taught, and holistically supported.
- Recognize the primacy of Scripture for Christian faith and life.
- Use scriptural and theological reflection faithfully in contexts of ministry.
- Design and implement strategic initiatives in your ministry contexts.
Upon completion of your course of study, you will earn an accredited certificate that can be highlighted on your resume and LinkedIn profile or applied toward one of Northeastern's Master's programs.
Need flexibility as a working adult? Northeastern Seminary strives to make our seminary experience as flexible as possible. This 18-credit ministry degree can be completed 100% online or through classes in Rochester, New York in as little as one year. Our students can also select a full-time or part-time schedule to accommodate career and family commitments.
18 credits, online & Part time options
Customize Your Seminary Degree
By enrolling in this advanced certificate program, you have three options for a path. You can design a course of study for your ministry context by selecting any six courses from Northeastern Seminary's master's-level curriculum.
You can also complete pre-assigned classes to meet your denomination or organizational requirement, part of Northeastern Seminary's Partner Program.
Or, you can choose a prepared track to complete a prepared course of study that will equip you with the skills needed for success in that area.
Advanced Certificate Program Tuition
Cost for Scripture, Theology, & Ministry
Total Program Sticker Price:
Less than 15% of students
pay this amount
98% of students who applied
for a scholarship received one
To affirm and learn from each person in our richly diverse community of faith, regardless of such distinctives as denominational affiliation, ethnicity, gender, or age
Learn more about our online masters programs
An advanced certificate may be the perfect option if you are interested in lifelong learning, developing new skills to complement your gifts and ministry, or are looking to experience theological education before committing the time and financial investment in a Master's degree program.
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The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet."