Hélène Dallaire, PhD
Earl S. Kalland Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages; Chair of Old Testament Department
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
The Graduate Certificate in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible is for students who wish to have a deeper understanding of the Old Testament, its context, content, history, and interpretation. Students will discover the themes, historical background, text critical issues, and theology of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible through an in depth study of its prosaic and poetic texts. Student will understand the plan of God through his people Israel and their literature. There are no language requirements in this Certificate. Courses in this Graduate Certificate are transferable into the MA Old Testament, MA New Testament, and MDiv.
You can view the courses this certificate requires in the Academic Catalog.
Frequently Asked Questions About Graduate Certificates at Denver Seminary
Students who have a deeper Biblical knowledge of the Old Testament are better prepared to effectively trace core themes and connections throughout the Biblical texts. This certificate is excellent for personal and professional study.
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 interests you most.