Graduate Certificate in Christian Education




This online graduate-level certificate will qualify you to lead classes, churches, and communities in the learning and growing of Christian faith. Gain deep understanding of the historical and biblical foundations of Christian education, and learn how to relate those foundational lessons to important modern day issues. You may also discover future opportunities to share the Gospel. Take your career and your Christian calling to the next level with Concordia University Online’s collaborative and supportive certificate programs.

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Goals / Objectives

  • Experience in designing and promoting curriculum, methods, models, and metaphors for Christian education
  • Thorough knowledge of current and emerging Christian education methods, as well as the critical challenges it faces
  • Willingness to support and model a distinctly Christian approach to leadership and innovation in Christian education
  • Ability to promote biblically and theologically sound approaches to moral and spiritual development

Career Outlook

  • Youth Group Director
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Highschool Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Church Educator
  • Church Liason

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Graduate Certificate in Christian Education

History and Philosophy of Christian Education (EDG 901) - Credits: 3
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Leadership and Innovation in Christian Education (EDG 902) - Credits: 3
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Contemporary Issues in Christian Education (EDG 903) - Credits: 3
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Methods, Models, and Metaphors in Christian Education (EDG 904) - Credits: 3
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Faith and Learning in Christian Education (EDG 905) - Credits: 3
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