What Can You Do with a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Foundations?

Posted on June 22, 2017  in  [ Theology & Ministry ]

Designed to prepare students with the necessary skills for local church service, the Graduate Certificate of Completion in Biblical Foundations can help prepare you to teach ministry in a range of settings. The completion of this certificate in biblical foundations can support a broad range of post-graduation goals:

Christian School Teacher

If your interests lie in education and Christian studies, then a vocation as a religious school teacher may be ideal for you. Teaching positions in religious schools are available at elementary, middle and high school levels, and they can be an excellent vocation for individuals with a degree in theology. If you’re already an educator or if you’re considering this field, then earning this certificate can support your goal to work in a Christian school.


Many individuals who take seminary coursework choose to enter the ministry. Grand Canyon University’s graduate certificate in biblical foundations includes topics like Old and New Testament foundations, Christian character formation, biblical hermeneutics and general studies in theology and ministry. This coursework can provide you with foundational biblical knowledge and basic competency in the interpretation of Scripture so the completion of this certificate may help you pursue a vocation as a pastor.

Christian Leader

If you aspire to work as a minister or in a position of church leadership, then earning GCU’s Graduate Certificate of Completion in Biblical Foundations can support your goals by increasing your theological and biblical knowledge.

GCU is dedicated to giving each of its students a strong educational foundation to support their post-graduation goals. If you would like to know more about the graduate certificates offered by Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, then visit our website or click the Request More Information button.

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Living Faith is a Christian blog that interacts with a variety of biblical, theological and practical topics written by Grand Canyon University's College of Theology faculty and specially invited guests of the college. Our content provides practical and biblical advice from a Christian worldview for living our faith in the midst of an increasingly secularized world. In addition, our content wrestles with cultural topics and issues that challenge how we live out our faith as believers. For this reason, contributors to our Christian blog strive to write with compassion and apologetic concern to honor Christ and edify the church in every way possible.

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