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Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry

This certificate is designed to develop a vibrant outreach for serving this vital community in parish life – youth and young adults as part of the present and future Church. Using study of Scripture and theology as a foundation, students will examine social and psychological development and will develop tools for evangelization and program design in ministering to this population.

Requirements (24 credits)

REL110Hebrew Scriptures

4

or

REL113The New Testament

4

 

REL153Foundations in Lay Ministry

4

REL137Youth Ministry: Skills & CoYouth Ministry

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.