Certificate in Theological Studies | Knox Theological Seminary

Certificate in Theological Studies

Certificate in Theological Studies

Program Description

The Certificate in Theological Studies at Knox Theological Seminary is a program specifically designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing theological training without the commitment to a master’s program. The program is well suited for lay leaders in the church, missionaries who require a year of formal theological training, or individuals desiring to both broaden and deepen their understanding in historical and systematic studies. The 18-hour program can be completed fully online. To receive maximum benefit, the course sequence below is prescribed.

Admission to Program

Application to the Certificate program at Knox is open to students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or beyond. Interested students should contact us using our online inquiry form. The admission requirements include a completed application, application fee, transcripts from all previous institutions attended, personal testimony, and a pastoral reference.

Core Curriculum


History of Christianity 1 — Ancient and Medieval 3 Credit Hours
History of Christianity 2 — Reformation to Modern Era 3 Credit Hours
Systematic Theology 1 — God and Creation 3 Credit Hours
Systematic Theology 2 — Christ and the Church 3 Credit Hours
Systematic Theology 3 — Salvation and Eschatology 3 Credit Hours



Learn About our Other Certificate Programs

The Certificate in Theological Studies is just the beginning! Knox offers four other Certificate Programs that can jump-start your theological education and hep train you for a lifetime of effective gospel ministry.


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