Online Theology Certificates

And Jesus said to them, “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.”
- Mark 16:15

 

Concordia University Online allows you to follow your calling in Christ with supportive and dedicated distance-learning theology programs, perfect for busy working students.

Do you feel called to professional church work, such as Lutheran education or lay ministry? Concordia University Online’s online Theology certificate programs delve into the context of scripture and how its meaning applied to believers long ago, as well as to people like us, living today. Our diverse curriculum includes classes in religious education, church work, comparative religion, and biblical theology.

Take advantage of travel opportunities through the Director of National and International Studies, as well as several mission trips scheduled throughout the year. Graduates of our program enjoy a 100% job placement rate* in areas including lay ministry, schools, hospitals, home health care, and social advocacy organizations. Come make a difference with Concordia University Online!

*While demand for these positions is very high it does not guarantee a job upon graduation.

The online Lay Ministry Program at Concordia University Wisconsin is affiliated with the Concordia Bible Institute and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

The People

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“I’m always available to answer questions, and I work very hard to give students the support they need.”
Concordia Faculty Member
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The flexibility of the program at Concordia has really helped show me that completing my degree can be achieved as an adult learner"
Teresa - Concordia University Student

Why Concordia University Online?

When you choose Concordia University Online, you receive an online / distance learning program that feels like you are right on campus.

Our Online Student Success Advisors (OSSAs) answer all your questions directly, and help you throughout your entire collegiate experience. Thought-leaders in distance learning education and their areas of study, our faculty will bring you the world-class education and support you expect.

  • A record of excellence in online education
  • Curriculum with Christian values, so you can take your faith to work
  • Programs that provide skills for the real-world and your immediate career goals
  • Exceptionally accredited and accomplished faculty
  • Amazing online student support

Programs

Bachelors

God reveals himself through his word and, to a lesser degree, through his world. The Theological Studies major examines the Bible, God’s revealed word, in broad introductory overviews of the Holy Scriptures as well as in close reading of a particular biblical book. The major also studies God’s providence in history. In addition, students receive... more >
Area of Study Theology
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

128

Cost Per Credit

$483

Total Cost

$61,824

Certificates

The online Director of Church Ministries Certificate is a non-degree certificate consisting of seventeen courses, all but two of which are taken online. Application to the certificate program involves steps in addition to application to the university. Courses are offered in a cohort model, with a new cohort beginning every June. Each course is eight weeks in length, allowing for... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date June 1, 2018
Credits

47

Cost Per Credit

$285

Total Cost

$13,395

Relationship Skills online graduate certificate equips church leaders and workers with specific skills to help people in a wide variety of relationships, including families. Our graduates understand that achieving community and cooperation is possible by integrating faith-based strategies and practices. Using a distinctly Christian perspective to direct our philosophies and ethical approach, the specialized curriculum... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$8,685

Learn how to navigate diverse set of issues and cycles within family life with our online graduate-level Christian Counseling certificate. Help families to grow and develop together with God, using scripture to guide others and yourself in your psychological and spiritual development. This program is perfect for master's-level school counselors, professional counselors, social workers, and... more >
Area of Study Certificates
Next Start Date Start Anytime
Credits

15

Cost Per Credit

$579

Total Cost

$8,685