Certificate in Theology

Deep Theological Studies for Practical Ministry

Learn how to study what the whole Bible says about our faith’s biggest questions. Unlike other schools, Grimké uniquely focuses on the centrality of the gospel and the church to Christ’s mission.

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    Credit Hours

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    Months to

Academics in Service to Ministry

At Grimké College, we emphasize the student’s love for Christ and the church over his or her past academic achievements.

  • No Academic Prerequisites

    Students do not need to have recieved a bachelor’s or master’s degree to take courses toward this program.

  • Member in Good Standing

    Students must be church members in good standing with access to a dedicated leader/mentor.

Affordable Courses for Every Christian

Pursuing theological education shouldn’t leave you in debt. Grimké College comes in at nearly half the price of typical online Bible college courses.

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    College Online


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The Courses You’ll Take

Although all courses may be taken à la carte, we recommend the following course order for students wishing to pursue this certificate program:

  • THEO 510

    Survey of Christian Theology

  • THEO 520

    The Gospel of God

  • THEO 530

    The People of God

  • THEO 540

    Contemporary Issues: Anthropology

What’s Inside a Grimké Course?

We’ve tailored each of our eight-week courses to help students deeply engage topics through immersive content and in-context, practical ministry.

In–Context Mentorship

Every course is organized around key touchpoints with a dedicated mentor in your church to help reflect on and apply what you learn in class.

Round Table Panel Discussions

Watch convenient, practical lectures and discussions. All course videos are theologically concise and professionally crafted for online learning.

Grimké Chapel Live

Gain access to weekly, Christ-centered sermons from your professors and local church pastors, encouraging you follow Christ in every area of life and ministry.

Weekly Content Previews

Each Monday, your Grimké professors will introduce your reading content for the week ahead. Additionally, receive several reflection questions to continue considering how your studies relate to your area of ministry.

Theological Reading

Carefully curated texts will expose you to the best teachers in the history of the church—old and new. The main goal? To help you better understand and apply God’s Word to all of life.

Practical Ministry Assignments

Grimké College courses include formal, practical assignments, designed to develop your skills communicating the good news of Jesus, serving others, and making disciples.

Interaction with Faculty

Stay connected with communication from pastor-theologians through coursework submissions and online discussion.

Is this certificate right for me?

It’s a lot to take in—let us help you think it through. Our experienced admissions staff would love to speak with you more about your academic journey.

Robust Theology. No Prerequisites.

Grimké College offers a program for every Christian. Get the best theological education without incurring debt or requiring degrees in unrelated studies.

Enroll today.
Classes begin every Monday.