Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

 

Students who do not intend to pursue a program of studies leading to a degree may take a number of courses by distance education. When taken for credit, some Certificate courses may be applied toward the requirements for the Associate of Divinity degree. Following the completion of these studies, students may participate in the official BMA Seminary graduation ceremony.

The Online Certificate of Christian Leadership is a twenty-one (21) semester hours program of studies that can be completed in 1-2 years. All courses for this program are offered in a distance education format.

The Certificate of Christian Studies is a twenty-four (24) semester hours program of studies designed to be completed in 24 months. It can be completed through distance education courses or traditional courses offered on the Jacksonville, Texas campus.

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Online Certificate of Christian Leadership (21 hours)
  • OT 113c Old Testament Survey
  • NT 123c New Testament Survey
  • NT 213c Life of Christ
  • NT 223c Life of Paul
  • CH 211c Baptist History
  • PR 111c Oral Communication
  • RE 111c Introduction to Psychology and Counseling

Program Outcomes
Upon satisfactory completion of the Online Certificate of Christian leadership the student should be able to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Improve knowledge and understanding of important biblical and theological truths.
  • Improve the ability to communicate biblical truths in the context of a local church.
  • Improve leadership skills as required in the ministry of a local church.
 
Certificate of Christian Studies (24 hours)

Upon request, the Certificate of Christian Studies will be awarded to a student who satisfactorily completes twenty-four (24) semester hours of studies. No specific courses are required for this Certificate.

Program Outcomes
Upon satisfactory completion of the Certificate of Christian Studies the the student should be able to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Improve leadership skills as required in the ministry of a local church.
  • Improve understanding of and ability to communicate essential biblical truths in the context of Christian ministry.