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Theological Studies Certificate

Theology is about more than words. It’s about discovering God’s heart in His Word.

Our Theological Studies Certificate will draw you deeper into biblical studies and theology. The knowledge and skills you gain in our program have application in a variety of careers and fields, such as Christian-based organizations and missions. It will also grow your understanding of the character of God and Jesus Christ while you learn from expert professors and peers who come from diverse backgrounds and occupations.

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Theological Studies Certificate

Our Theological Studies Certificate advances your skills in biblical interpretation and helps prepare you to teach Scripture with confidence.

Deliveries Face to Face, and Online
Locations Online, and St. Paul
Credits 24
Tuition per Credit $508
Estimated Total Tuition $12,192*

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Take A Spiritual Journey

Become immersed in the world of biblical interpretation through our Theological Studies Certificate. Included among your topics of study are Jesus, salvation, and the works of the Holy Spirit. You’ll also study how God’s activities relate to history, the church, and the future. Our Bethel Seminary programs will help you become an effective leader, develop strong character, and grow spiritually and personally.

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Program Highlights

Instruction by scholar-practitioners

Our professors are scholar-practitioners who contribute to the field through teaching, writing, and research. They are highly respected in the field and are actively engaged in ministry.

Whole-life learning

You’ll grow as a whole person as your biblical thinking and interpretive skills expand. You’ll be challenged to mature spiritually through a greater understanding of how the Bible connects to real life, which will enhance your teaching of God’s Word.

Stimulating student body

You’ll enjoy the richness of studying alongside peers from a range of backgrounds who are all committed to growing as whole and holy people.


You’ll complete this program with practical skills in biblical interpretation and the confidence to apply those skills to your career.


Learn how to:

  • Apply the message of the Bible to your own life so you can teach for life change
  • Love God, yourself, and others more fully by gaining emotional, spiritual, and relational health
  • Gain tools and insights for interpreting the Bible in its original context
  • Relate theology to current issues
  • Approach Scripture with care and understanding