Missions & Global Awareness Certificate

Prepare to serve God and humanity in a cross-cultural context through this six-class certificate. The program provides a theological foundations combined with sociological, anthropological and missiological understanding which equip you 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
Course Format: Interactive online
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

Pick three credits: BSAD 365 or 450, EDTE 165 or 175,  ENGL465, FDNT 469, RELP 350 or intermediate language 

A cross-cultural mission trip or volunteer service is required


You'll 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 Adventist 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 the first language is not English and the student has less than four years of high school in English



  • 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