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.  

 

OVERVIEW

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.

 

 

 

 

 

OUTCOMES

Students who complete this program should be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the spiritual development needs of different groups.
  • Appreciate biblical themes and key concepts foundational to being a disciple and to disciple others by applying the principles of biblical discipleship to the student’s own faith journey.
  • Document experiences in a ministry of disciplining where the academic training is applied to practical service.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or GED certificate with minimum 450 on 5 sections and no score lower than 410
  • ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended with 2.5 or higher GPA
  • English language proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where English was the language of instruction
  • Students in United States without documentation are welcome 
Learn more: Undergraduate Admission Policy

 

 

 

 

 

COSTS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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.

CURRICULUM

  • RELB 115 Introduction to Christian Discipleship
  • RELP 240 Personal Witnessing
  • RELB 111 Old Testament Intro, RELB 112 New Testament  Intro or RELB 210 Jesus in His Time and Ours
  • RELT 250 Personal Spirituality and Faith or RELB 230 Biblical Prayers
  • RELT 100 God and Human Life or RELT 225 Doctrines of the Adventist Faith
  • RELG 110 Global Adventism & Cross-Cultural Service or RELG 225  Missions
  • 25-hour practicum mentored by an experienced ministry leader

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