Certificate in Christian Studies
Build your foundation of knowledge in Biblical Studies, Theology, Christian History, and Practical Ministry within a rich community of faith. The Certificate in Christian Studies (CCS) will equip you to be an effective volunteer leader in your church or ministry and can be the first step towards our Bachelor of Theology degree.
At completion, the Certificate is awarded by Acadia Divinity College at our annual Commissioning Service.
Those applying to the Certificate in Christian Studies normally have a High School diploma or equivalent.
A grade point of 2.00 is necessary for each course in order for that course to apply toward the Certificate.
Full Time 2021-2022
|Full Year||One Semester|
*Seniors / Ministry Partners receive a 50% discount on full-time tuition.
- All students (incoming and returning) are encouraged to apply for financial aid if they are not awarded an Entrance Scholarship.
- Amounts vary dependent on level of study and course load:
- Graduate full-time: $2,230 per year
- Graduate part-time: $225 per course
- Undergraduate full-time: $2,080 per year
- Undergraduate part-time: $225 per course
- Canadian and international students are welcome to apply for various College Assistantships for each academic year. Remuneration varies depending on the position.
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours IDTH 2010 Orientation Pass / Fail Biblical Studies – Choose 3 BIBL 2013 Interpreting the Bible 3 BIBL 3013 Introduction to the Old Testament 1 3 BIBL 3023 Introduction to the Old Testament 2 3 BIBL 3033 Introduction to the New Testament 1 3 BIBL 3043 Introduction to the New Testament 2 3 Christian Thought – Choose 2 CHUR 2033 Intro to Christian History 3 THEO 3013 Christian Theology 1 3 THEO 3023 Christian Theology 2 3 THEO 3033 Christian Ethics 3 Ministry Electives Evangelism and Mission, Leadership, or Next Generation Ministry 3 Evangelism and Mission, Leadership, Discipleship, or Next Generation Ministry 3 Evangelism and Mission, Leadership, Discipleship, or Next Generation Ministry 3 Biblical Studies/Christian Thought/Leadership/Next Generation Ministry/Discipleship/Evangelism and Mission Electives Elective 3 Elective 3 Total Credit Hours 30