Certificates

Certificates

For more information about any of these certificates, please contact the Admissions Office or call 303.762.6937.

Graduate Certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies (25 hours)

Developed for those who want to know more about the Christian faith, this certificate requires a twenty-hour theological core consisting of GS 500 Thinking Biblically and Theologically (2); NT 511 Gospels and Acts (3); NT 512 Epistles and Revelation (3); OT 511 Israel’s Early History and Poetry (3); OT 512 Kingdom of Israel and Prophets (3); TH 501 Survey of Christian Doctrine I (3); and TH 502 Survey of Christian Doctrine II (3). The remaining four hours are open electives and may come from any department.

This certificate is offered at our main campus as well as our Washington DC extension campus!

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Certificate in Chaplaincy (15 hours)

This certificate requires the following courses: CO 526 Therapeutic Communication (2); CHP 550 The Many Faces of Chaplaincy (2); PME 604 Worship Theory & Practice (2); CO 560 Brief Counseling (2); CO 570 Brief Counseling Practicum (1); and CHP 775 Community-Based Clinical CPE (6).

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Certificate in Professional Chaplaincy (15 hours)

The Certificate in Chaplaincy is intended for students who wish to explore the vocation of chaplaincy through 15 semester hours of courses needed in a chaplaincy profession. This program includes a unit of ACPE certified Clinical Pastoral Education in a community setting. This certificate is especially suited for students who either desire specific training in this area without a degree, who want to explore the chaplaincy vocation before enrolling in an MDiv Chaplaincy or who wish to expand their learning from a previous degree. This certificate requires the following courses: CHP 550 The Many Faces of Chaplaincy (2); CHP 775 Community-based Clinical Pastoral Education (6); CO 526 Therapeutic Communication (2); CO 560 Brief Counseling (2); CO 570 Brief Counseling Practicum (1); PME604 Worship Theory and Practice (2).

Certificate in Christian Formation (15 hours)

The Certificate in Christian Formation is for students who desire an intentional journey of whole-life transformation that is personal, communal, and missional. The collaborative learning experience equips students to lead others into new pathways of growth and maturity for the sake of the church and the world. This certificate requires the following courses: CF 503 Theology for Christian Formation (3); CF 504 Processes and Practices of Spiritual Formation (3); CF 600 History and Traditions of Christian Spirituality (3); CF 602 Spiritual Formation for Life and Ministry (3); CF 615 Communal Formation: Congregations, Cultures, and Contexts (3).

Certificate in Christian Thought and Ministry (24 hours)

Developed for those who want to know more about the application of Christian Thought to Life and Ministry. This certificate requires the following courses: CH 500 History of the Christian Movement (3); GS 500 Thinking Biblically and Theologically (3); NT 508 Survey and Interpretation of the New Testament (3); OT 508 Survey and Interpretation of the Old Testament (3); TH 508 Survey of Theology (3); LD 501 Theological and Theoretical Foundations for Leadership (3); CE 511 Theological & Theoretical Foundations for Cultural Engagement (3); CF 602 Spiritual Formation for Life and Ministry (3).

Graduate Certificate in School Counseling (18 hours)

Developed for those students who already carry a CACREP accredited Master’s in Counseling degree, but are seeking to become trained and licensed in School Counseling in the state of Colorado. The 12 credit (depending on the transfer of previously held credits) school counseling concentration utilizes the same core school counseling curriculum as the master's program. This certificate requires the following courses: CO 506 Introduction to School Counseling (3) (Required, non-transferable); CO 507 Programs in School Counseling (3) (Required, non-transferable); CO 556 Counseling Children & Adolescents (3) (Required, transferable); CO 560 Brief Counseling (2) (Required, transferable); CO 692 Seminar in School Counseling (1) (Required, transferable); CO 785 School Counseling Internship I (3) (Required, non-transferable); CO 787 School Counseling Internship II (3) (Required, non-transferable).

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