The Certificate in Professional Studies combines biblical studies with courses in intercultural studies and missions, enabling students to strengthen their faith and increase their skills for cross-cultural ministry.
To enter the program, students must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline.
As a full-time student, the certificate can be completed in two regular semesters. Part-time students are also welcome.
A total of 30 credits are required to earn a Certificate of Professional Studies. Four components make up the certificate requirements.
Biblical and Theological Studies
At least 8 credits must be completed in Biblical or Theological Studies courses (designated as RELI or ICUL 450).
At least 12 credits must be completed in Intercultural Studies courses (designated as ICUL or ANTH).
Intercultural Ministries Practicum
In addition to other ICUL courses, ICUL 380 Intercultural Ministries Practicum (4 credits) must be completed.
Students take additional courses as electives to reach the minimum of 30 credits required.
For more information contact Beth Elness-Hanson, Intercultural Studies Program Director, at beth.elnesshanson@TLC.edu or 425.249.4800.