Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies
If you would like to grow deeper in your faith through foundational courses in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Christian History and acquire additional skills in ministry leadership, the 30 credit hour (10 courses) Graduate Diploma may be the right program for you.
The Graduate Diploma can be completed part-time through ADC Metro or ADC New Brunswick. It can also be completed part-time or full-time through our main campus in Wolfville. The Diploma is awarded by ADC and courses taken can be applied toward a Master of Arts or Master of Divinity degree.
The completion of 30 semester hours of academic work, taken for graduate credit with a minimum GPA of 2.00.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|BIBL 5023||Interpreting the Old Testament||3|
|BIBL 5033||Interpreting the New Testament||3|
|CHUR 5013||Intro to Christian History||3|
|THEO 5013||Christian Theology 1||3|
|THEO 5023||Christian Theology 2||3|
|EVAN 5013||Evangelism and Mission in Contemporary Society||3|
|SPFM 5013||Christian Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders||3|
|Biblical Studies, Christian Thought, or Ministry Electives1|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
1 Survey of the Bible (BIBL 5013) required if Bible Knowledge Test is not passed
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies shall have a bachelors degree or equivalent, and shall submit an application for admission to the Registrar of Acadia Divinity College.