Patty Pell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Theology, Justice, and Advocacy and Executive Director of The Gospel Initiative
Theology, Justice, and Social Advocacy
The Graduate Certificate in Theology, Justice, and Social Advocacy will prepare students to participate in God’s holistic mission of redemption by equipping them with the biblical and theological foundations of justice, practice in transformative cultural analysis, competencies in Christian advocacy and community development, and skills in non-profit leadership. Students will evaluate and engage current and emerging social issues with integrity through biblical studies, theological reflection, ethics, organizational leadership, and practical experience while developing authentic relationships with practitioners and leaders across various disciplines and occupations.
You can view the courses this certificate requires in the Academic Catalog.
Where is the Certificate in Theology, Justice, and Social Advocacy offered?
How many credit hours is the Certificate in Theology, Justice, and Social Advocacy?
15 credit hours
How long does it take to complete this certificate?
1 year (full-time study)
Frequently Asked Questions About Graduate Certificates at Denver Seminary
Students who have a deeper understanding of God’s holistic mission of redemption are better able to evaluate and engage current and emerging social issues with integrity. 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 is of most interest to you.