The Certificate in Preschool and Children’s Ministry is offered to students pursuing the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Christian Education degree programs, and it is offered as a special program for students not seeking a degree. The certificate is designed to better equip staff ministers and laypersons in the faith development of preschoolers and children. It requires 12 credit hours of course work, or 6 courses.
Certificate in Preschool and Children’s Ministry Curriculum
DIV 6301 Teaching Preschoolers and Children (2 hours)
DIV 6320 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Age Group Ministry (2 hours)
DIV 6359 The Christian Childhood Educator (2 hours)
DIV 6100 Designing Church Programs and Ministries (2 hours)
DIV 6370 Age Group Practicum (2 hours)
DIV 6349 The Child, Family, and Congregation (2 hours)