Students may earn a graduate level Ministry Certificate by completing 12 units of graduate electives within the Ministry Department. Please note that the Ministry Certificate:
- May include any combination of online and/or residency coursework.
- Does not require the 40:40:20 ratio between Biblical, Professional, and Personal Development courses mandated by the M.A. program.
- May not include transfer credits, conference credits, or directed independent studies.
- May be applied toward a Master of Arts degree if students qualify.
Hope International University will issue the Ministry Certificate. If students complete six (6) or more of their Certificate units within one of Hope’s ministry institutes (the Apostolic School of Theology, Londen Institute for Evangelism, or Orchard Group Institute), then the names of both Hope International University and the institute will appear on the Ministry Certificate.
The Apostolic School of Theology recommends that Ministry Certificate students choose from the following list of AST courses:
BIB5600 Human Spirituality (2) [AST]
BIB5707 Spiritual Formation (2) [AST]
MIN5145 Theological Foundations (2) [AST]
MIN5705 Vision: Knowing through Seeing (2) [AST]
MIN5710 Mission: Global to Individual (2) [AST]
MIN5715 Doing Kingdom Business: Process, Program, Planning (2) [AST]
MIN5720 Action in Leadership (2) [AST]
MIN5700 Potential and Personal Emergence (2) [AST]