By completing the 10-credit Certificate in Applied Theology, a student will have a foundational understanding of philosophical and ethical issues grounded in the Christian worldview to promote faithful Christian living and witness. The student will also be equipped to respond to non-Christian views of these issues in a biblically consistent way.


  • Christian Thought & Philosophy
  • Apologetics
  • Pastoral & Social Ethics
  • Christ, Culture, & Contextualization

How It Works

Deepen your understanding of the Bible and theology in a way that suits your unique needs and lifestyle.

Course Time

12 weeks or less per online course

Certificate Duration

Flexible pace


Online or Residential

What You'll Learn

  • Gain a knowledge of the relationship between philosophy and theology
  • Learn how to apply philosophical thinking to Christian faith and practice
  • Survey major figures and movements within Christian thought
  • Engage key issues in ethics and apologetics
  • Examine various approaches to defending the Christian faith
  • Understand the biblical basis for morality
  • Receive a framework for engaging culture from a Reformed perspective
  • Grow in knowing how to apply cultural analysis and contextualization in ministry situations

Your Investment

Up Front



By paying up front, all at once, students will receive a 35% discount.

Over 18 Months



When paying in 18 monthly installments, students will receive a 25% discount.

Take the Next Step


Apply online and receive your acceptance letter.


Grow as you study the scriptures and deepen your love for God.


Take what you learn and leverage it for the good of Christ's church.

Who Should Enroll in the
Applied Theology Certificate

Church Officers
Campus Ministers
School Teachers
Sunday School Teachers
Bible Study Leaders

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