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Certificate in Pastoral Administration

This certificate honors the strong theological and Scriptural foundations that must inform the administration of a parish, recognizing that effective business and personnel management must always point to the implementation of Gospel values. Students will use their study to develop an individualized curriculum which best honors their experience and educational background, coupled with the needs of the parish.

Requirements (24 credits)

REL110Hebrew Scriptures

4

or

REL113The New Testament

4

 

REL153Foundations in Lay Ministry

4

REL240MPPastoral Administration

4

REL250Introduction to Christian Ethics

4

 

REL280Pastoral Internship I

2

 

REL320Fundamentals of Christian Faith

4

Related Requirement

Students are expected to participate in ongoing spiritual formation, which includes appropriate workshops, liturgies, retreats, and days of reflection for personal faith development. More detailed information is given upon acceptance into the program.