WOMEN’S MINISTRY CERTIFICATE
Focus on your ability to minister to women.
Equip yourself to minister to others in various settings. By completing this certificate, women will be able to use Bible study tools effectively and teach the Bible to others. This will aid them in providing lay counseling to those in their church and community.
Quick Application Required
No live class times to attend.
- Address specific needs of women today
- Minister to women facing a myriad of developmental, relational, and spiritual issues
- Use an inductive Bible study approach
- Prepare and teach Bible lessons
Logos Bible Software is included FREE.
Rates are for the 2022-2023 academic year.
A standard $50 online fee will be applied to each course.
Total cost per course is due upon enrollment in course.
Logos Bible Software is included at no cost to you.
Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
This course is an introduction to various tools of Bible study and a methodical and inductive approach to study of the Scriptures, basic laws, and principles of interpretation. This course includes opportunities to practice using the tools, methods, and principles.
Effective Bible Teaching [EM303]
This course is designed to introduce the theories, principles, practices, and place of small group process and dynamics in a ministry context. The course will establish the biblical, theological, educational, and social foundations of small group process. From this foundation, the principles and practices-including the administration, organization, and leadership thereof- of small group process in a ministry context will be examined.
Women in Ministry [EM332]
This course will equip and encourage Christian women to fulfill their ministry in the various roles and settings in which God has placed them during the different stages of their lives. The course will give attention to a biblical philosophy of women in ministry in the home, workplace, local church, parachurch organizations, and society.
Women Counseling Women [PS304]
This course is designed to develop the student’s ability to provide biblical counsel relevant to issues facing women today. The student will assess the interaction of cultural influences and biblical principles and how that has an impact on growth and discipleship in women. Discussion will center on how one’s spiritual heart condition influences one’s ability to counsel and to be counseled. The prerequisite of PS100 is waived for the certificate.
Inductive Bible Study [BI510]
This course is an introduction to the inductive Bible study method and its use with different genres of Scripture such as narrative, history, wisdom literature, epistles, and prophecy. The student will complete practical assignments using the three steps of observation, interpretation, and application, and will interact with the professor and other students in accurately evaluating their findings.
Principles of Bible Teaching [BI550]
This course is a practical overview of the purpose of Bible teaching and essential factors for achieving that purpose. Through interaction with expert sources and fellow teachers, the student will understand the distinctiveness of Bible teaching and develop practical skills for effectively and creatively communicating God’s Word to learners. As a result, the student will be able to design appropriate Bible sessions for any age group.
Counseling Interventions for Women [CO561]
This course explores the myriad of developmental, relational and spiritual issues that women navigate across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on strength of identity, fulfilling purpose, and finding joy in living to the fullness of design. Aimed at helping professionals, the course’s topics will include appropriate assessment of women, treatment planning, and the building of supportive relationships.
The Ministry of Women [EM532]
This course will equip and encourage Christian women to fulfill their ministry in the various roles and settings in which God has placed them during the different stages of their lives. The course will give attention to a biblical worldview of women in ministry in the home, workplace, local church, parachurch organizations, and society.
How do I know which one to choose?
If you have an undergraduate degree, choose the graduate certificate. Otherwise, the undergraduate certificate is for you.
Is the certificate program eligible for financial aid?
What are the requirements for earning the certificate?
For the undergraduate certificate, you must have a “C” average at the completion of the required courses to earn the certificate. If you do not have a “C” average, you may choose which course to repeat to increase your average to meet this requirement.
For the graduate certificate, you must have a “B” average at the completion of the required courses to earn the certificate. If you do not have a “B” average, you may choose which course to repeat to increase your average to meet this requirement.
Can I earn credit for these courses and apply them to a degree?
While this certificate is a non-credit program, there is an option to get credit for your work and apply it to your degree. Please connect with an admissions counselor to get all the details: admissions@ClarksSummitU.edu.