Christian Discipleship Certificate
This fully online program helps Christians better connect with God, self, and others, as they deepen biblical foundations applied to their vocational calling and specific ministries. Available online and on campus, all credits in this certificate will count towards an associate degree in Christian Discipleship. Learn more and do more for God by attending Andrews University online while continuing family and career commitments. Finish at your own pace, anywhere.
Program Type: Certificate
Program Length: 17-18 credits
Online Format: Self-paced, some interactive
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.
RELT 115 Intro to Christian Discipleship
25+ hour mentored discipleship practicum
RELB 111 Intro to the Old Testament OR
RELB 112 Intro to the New Testament
RELB 210 Jesus in His Time & Ours OR
RELT 250 Personal Spirituality & Faith
RELT 100 God and Human Life OR
RELT 225 Doctrines of the Adventist Faith
RELG 225 Foundations of Missions AND
RELP 240 Personal Witnessing
Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or College-Ready GED certificate with no section score lower than 450
ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
Transcripts from all universities attended.
English proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where completed in English as the language of instruction
Students in United States without documentation, and students living outside the United States are welcome
Learn more: Undergraduate Admission Policy
Increased biblical knowledge and deeper spiritual development will enrich personal life and bring greater critical thinking skills to any career or volunteer service. All credits earned will count towards the Christian Discipleship Associate of Arts, or the Religion Bachelor of Arts fully online programs.
Students who complete this program should be able to:
Demonstrate understanding of human spiritual development.
Apply biblical themes and key theological doctrines to fundamentals of discipleship.
Exhibit fundamental principles of biblical discipleship through personal faith journey.
Document discipleship initiative through applied, practical service.