CERTIFICATES & CONTINUING EDUCATION

CERTIFICATES

 -As part of our comprehensive curriculum, PATHWAYS currently offers a selection of courses in four Certificate areas: Foundational Theology, Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, and Preaching. Our certificates consist of courses that will help you develop ministerial career competency in a specific subject. An additional certificate area, Environmental Justice is offered for ministry and advocacy at all levels. See our Calendar page for course offering dates.

CERTIFICATE OF FOUNDATIONAL THEOLOGY

Required for the certificate are three courses:

Participants elect to take five other courses which may include:

BIBLICAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE

PREACHING CERTIFICATE

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CERTIFICATE

  • Environmental Literacy in God’s Creation (EJ10601)
  • Eco-Theology Centering Creation in God’s Love (EJ10602) Pre-requisite EJ10601
  • Biomes and Landforms in Scripture (EJ10603)
  • Going Green (EJ10604) Pre-requisite EJ10603
  • Level 2 (Applied) courses in Environmental Justice 
  • Level 3 (Synthesizing) courses in Environmental Justice
  • Capstone project for each level
  • Environmental Justice certificates are awarded by level.  Completing the level 1 courses and a capstone project at Level 1 (Foundational) provides the Level 1 – Foundational Environmental Justice Certificate

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)

Continuing education is vital for any professional today. To help clergy and chaplains stay current in their areas of practice, PATHWAYS Theological Education offers continuing education courses that are online in an asynchronous format. The PATHWAYS format enables course participants to access the classes based on their own schedule at an affordable price.

  • Explorer Courses can be taken for CEUs at an additional cost and an additional paper of 400 – 500 words.
  • Foundational courses (Level 1) can be taken for CEUs at an additional cost and an additional paper of 500 – 750 words (for 2 CEUs) or 1200 – 1300 words (4 CEUs).
  • Applied courses (Level 2) can be taken for CEUs at an additional cost and a reflection of 1000 – 1250 words ( 4 CEUs).
  • Synthesizing courses (Level 3) can be taken for CEUs at an additional cost and a reflection of 1250 – 1500 words ( 4 CEUs).