CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS

CAREY’S VISION IS TO EMPOWER FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN LEADERS FOR EVERY GENERATION, CULTURE, AND COMMUNITY.

CAREY believes that our educational mission is to equip individuals with the the knowledge and skills to live more intentionally, thoughtfully and faithfully in the church and the world. Our goal is to help our student engage their culture and circles as thoughtful Christians, to be lifelong learners and to be effective workers in their local churches and communities.

 
CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS

Carey CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS at a Glance
CERTIFICATE/ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
(30 CREDITS)
CERTIFICATE/ DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN STUDIES
(24 CREDITS)
CERTIFICATE/ DIPLOMA IN SPIRITUAL FORMATION
(12 CREDITS)
CERTIFICATE/ DIPLOMA IN CORNERSTONE/ VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT
(12 CREDITS)
DIPLOMA IN CAMPUS MINISTRIES
(15 CREDITS)
FOUNDATION COURSES 15 CREDITS 12 CREDITS - 12 CREDITS 6 CREDITS
DIRECTION COURSES 6 CREDITS - 12 CREDITS - ? CREDITS
FOCUS COURSES 6 CREDITS - - - ? CREDITS
SPECIALIZATION COURSES - 12 CREDITS - - 6 CREDITS
SYNTHESIS COURSES 3 CREDITS - - - -
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENTS - - -

CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA IN
CHRISTIAN MINISTRY (30 CREDITS)

The Certificate and Diploma in Ministry program is designed to equip people for ministry in a variety of environments, with a particular focus on the local church. It is suitable for those seeking personal growth, spiritual formation and a more mature understanding of theology. The program develops a measure of professional competence, stimulates growth in biblical and theological foundations for ministry, and calls students to a renewal in their personal life of faith.

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (15 CREDITS)

Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module - 12 CREDITS
Bible Foundation - 3 CREDITS

DIRECTION COURSES (6 CREDITS)
Pastoral Life: Calling, ID, & Ethics - 3 Credits
The Gospel in a Multicultural World - 3 Credits
FOCUS COURSES (6 CREDITS)
6 Credits in Total - Choose at least one from each category;
Proclamation
Evangelism & Mission
Pastoral Care
Leadership & Administration
PLUS Baptist Identity (For CBWC Students)
SYNTHESIS COURSES (3 CREDITS)
Practicum & Mentorship
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENT
Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA IN
CHRISTIAN STUDIES (24 CREDITS)

The Certificate and Diploma in Christian Studies program is designed to equip people for Christian living and ministry in the context of their daily lives. It is suitable for those seeking personal growth, spiritual formation, and a more mature understanding of what it means to follow Jesus. The program stimulates growth in biblical and theological foundations and calls students to a renewal in their personal life of faith.

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
SPECIALIZATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
12 Credits in Total - Choose any available specialization or elective course up to a total of 12 credits
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENT
Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA IN
SPIRITUAL FORMATION (12 CREDITS)

Offered through the Centre for Spiritual Formation (CSF), which exists to cultivate a deeper, more intimate relationship with Christ within the lives of its participants. The program provides a variety of learning experiences that involves instruction and reflection, thoughtful practice and spiritual companionship, service and prayer. The CSF is for all who want to move from simply wanting a life with God to learning to live it. It is a 12-month program, available at different academic levels. Credits earned at the CSF program at the diploma level or above can be transferred into a degree program.

REQUIREMENTS
DIRECTION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
Inward Journey - 6 CREDITS
Outward Journey - 6 CREDITS

CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA IN CORNERSTONE
/ VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT (12 CREDITS)

Do you desire to equip yourself to engage in God’s mission in the world with other Christians who love God? This is what this cornerstone module is about. This one-year interdisciplinary certificate/diploma provides you with the opportunity to think, articulate, and act on the calling, identity and mission as God’s people in the framework of the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)

Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module - 12 CREDITS
Bible Foundation - 3 CREDITS


DIPLOMA IN CAMPUS MINISTRIES
(15 CREDITS)

The new Diploma in Campus/College Student Ministries can be expanded into a specialized Diploma in Christian Ministry, or built into an M.Div. or MACM as a specialization. Course Requirement for IVCF Staff, campus ministers and/or college/ young adult ministers in general.

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)

Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module - 12 CREDITS
Bible Foundation - 3 CREDITS


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