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Graduate Certificates

A Graduate Certificate will give you a brief introduction to the essentials of a graduate-level, theological education. All Graduate Certificate programs are 21 hours and provide you with an overview of the Bible, theology, ministry and the Christian life.

Coursework successfully completed for a Graduate Certificate is transferable to other graduate programs, with the foundational units of Bible, theology and strategies for world missions. You can obtain a certificate in one of the areas listed below. All certificate programs are for students with secular or Bible college degrees.


Graduate Certificate of Biblical Foundation
Develop a foundational framework of biblical and theological truths for life and ministry around the world.

Graduate Certificate of Biblical Studies
Increase your fundamental knowledge of the Bible and apply biblical and theological truths to life and ministry.

Graduate Certificate in Ministry Leadership
Advance training in leadership for current and future pastors; ministry leaders in churches; managers in Christian organizations; business-as-mission entrepreneurs; missionaries; teachers; administrators; and evangelists.

Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship
Learn fundamental skills in development of Christian character and provide a foundation for spiritual growth and outreach.

Graduate Certificate in TESOL
When you earn your Graduate Certificate in TESOL from Moody Theological Seminary, you’re qualified to work anywhere in the world. You’ll learn about pedagogy, applied linguistics, and ministries related to teaching English—a significant way to serve Christ and witness to learners around the globe. Gain instructional strategies for teaching the English language, including current methodologies and best practices.