Missions & Global Awareness Certificate
Prepare to serve God and humanity in a cross-cultural context through this 6-class certificate. The programs provides theological foundations combined with sociological, anthropological and missiological understandings which equip the student for international service. Most courses may be completed online or on campus. Credits may also be applied to associate or bachelor’s degree studies.
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.
RELG 350 - World Religions
RELP 240 - Personal Witnessing
RELT 250 - Personal Spirituality and Faith
ANTH 200 - Cultural Anthropology
RELG 225 - Foundations of Missions
Choose 3 more credits from this list: BSAD 365 or 450, EDTE 165 or 175, ENGL465, FDNT 469, RELP 350 or any intermediate language class
Any cross-cultural mission trip or volunteer service
Students who complete this program should be able to:
Describe key factors which characterize the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a global movement.
Identify significant challenges in cross-cultural mission from an SDA perspective.
Discern how culture and mission interact in service for God and humanity.
Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or College-Ready GED certificate with no section score lower than 450
Transcripts from all universities attended.
English proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school in English
Students in USA without documentation and those outside the USA are welcome
WHY ANDREWS UNIVERSITY?
Internationally recognized Adventist faculty
Complete program without leaving work or home
Network with peers from diverse places, serving cross-culturally
Dedicated online educators will help you finish at your chosen pace
Retool for greater intercultural service, anytime, anywhere