Hélène Dallaire, PhD
Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages; Chair of Old Testament Department
The Graduate Certificate in Hebrew Exegesis is for students who have strong language skills and wish to understand at a deeper level the grammar, rhetoric, syntax, and linguistic features of biblical Hebrew prose and poetry. Students who complete this Graduate Certificate will have a good foundation for doctoral work in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. All courses in this Graduate Certificate are transferable into the MA Old Testament and meet the Hebrew language prerequisites for the MDiv and MA New Testament.
You can view the courses this certificate requires in the Academic Catalog.
Frequently Asked Questions About Graduate Certificates at Denver Seminary
Students who focus on Hebrew Exegesis have a greater understanding of biblical languages and hermeneutical/interpretive methods, and are better prepared for a deeper exploration of issues in modern biblical scholarship that impact ministry and Christian living.
Yes! Our graduate certificate program offers many options that can be earned together with a degree or separately. For more information about admission requirements and enrollment, contact our admissions office.
Our online certificate courses are designed for anyone looking to increase their core understanding of Scripture and theological studies. We suggest you begin with the certificate that is of most interest to you.