Graduate Certificate in Christian Education

Graduate Certificate

Become a Leader of Christian Thought and Action in Education.

The Graduate Certificate in Christian Education equips individuals to promote a distinctly Christian education in school, church, community and beyond. Learners will examine the historical and Biblical foundations of Christian education, current and critical issues as well as future opportunities and possibilities. Expect to be challenged, equipped and inspired toward servant leadership in Christian education.

  • Design and promote curriculum, methods, models and metaphors for Christian education that are both effective and rooted in philosophical and biblical/theological foundations for Christian education.
  • Address current, emerging, and critical challenges and opportunities in Christian education.
  • While courses are rooted in the Lutheran tradition, students of all Christian denominations are welcome in this vibrant learning community.
  • Promote, support and model a distinctly Lutheran / Christian approach to leadership and innovation in Christian education.
  • Promote biblically and theologically sound principles and approaches to moral and spiritual development.

Graduate Certificate in Christian Education

15 Credits Required

Course NumberCourse TitleDescriptionCredits
EDG 901History and Philosophy of Christian Education3
EDG 902Leadership and Innovation in Christian Education3
EDG 903Contemporary Issues in Christian Education3
EDG 904Methods, Models, and Metaphors in Christian Education3
EDG 905Faith and Learning in Christian Education3