Purpose and Nature: Programs granting this Certificate are designed to provide graduates with a basic foundational level of knowledge and experience in Bible and ministry, leading to the achievement of a holistic graduate profile appropriate to this award level.

Entrance Qualification: Successful completion of 10 years of schooling or demonstrated ability to study at this level.

Graduation Requirements: The student passes an assessment of his or her achievement of the graduate profile for this award. The assessment includes the following:

Successful completion of at least 36 credit units,

Successful completion of Field Education/Practical Assignments, and

Character, spiritual development, and ministry suitability that meets set requirements/standards.

Access to Learning Resources: Adequate and relevant resources are available to all students to support the curriculum.

Areas of Study: Bible, Theology, and Practical Theology (Ministry-related courses: Pastoral, Missions, Christian Education, Issues in the Workplace, Responsible Citizenship, Discipleship, Evangelism, Ethics, etc.)