Certificate in Biblical Ministry
- Curriculum Summary
- Course Descriptions
- Course Schedule
- Admission Information
- Application Process
Students desiring a Certificate of Study in Biblical Studies take 18 credit hours of Bible courses. This certificate encourages the student to gain a deeper understanding of the Bible as it relates to spiritual leadership and their personal conduct in life. The program is 18 credit hours, taking approximately 7.5 months to complete.
|Certificate in Biblical Ministry Curriculum Summary|
|BIB220||Old Testament Survey||3|
|BIB221||New Testament Survey||3|
|BIB308||Old Testament Prophetic Books & Revelation||3|
|BIB310||Life and Teachings of Jesus||3|
|BIB311||Acts and Paul||3|
|BIB315||Pentateuch & Old Testament Historical Books||3|
|BIB316||Old Testament Poetic Books||3|
|BIB340||Intro to Counseling||3|
|BIB351||The Church and Community Development||3|
|BIB360||Foundations of Christian Social Responsibility||3|
|BIB412||Evangelism and Disciple Building||3|
|Eighteen hours of course work selected from this list|
As you apply for admission to Belhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the college. If you have any questions about admission, contact email@example.com or 407-804-1424.
1. COMPLETE the APPLICATION for ADMISSION
- Minimum age of 21 (If you are unable to meet the admission requirements, please contact the Office of Admission.)
- One year of relevant work experience required.
2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS
- Download and complete the Transcript Request form from each college previously attended. We will submit that to all colleges/universities you have attended and pay for the transcript request fee for you.
- Students applying with fewer than 12 semester hours of college credit acceptable by Belhaven must also submit an official high school transcript showing the date of graduation. A 2.0 grade point average is required.
- A student who has earned the General Education Development (GED) certificate may be admitted. An official GED transcript must be provided from the State Department of Education of the state that issued the certificate; average score of 50; subscores of 45 or higher considered for conditional admission.
3. TRANSFERRING CREDITS - Transferability of credit notice.
- Full credit is usually allowed for students transferring work from another regionally accredited institution. The registrar will determine if the work is consistent with a liberal arts curriculum. The final decision is made on the basis that work must:
- Be from an accredited institution
- Be college academic level, and
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
- A veteran who wished to be assessed for military credit or who will use veteran benefits must submit a copy of Form DD214 to Belhaven University.
4. SUBMIT TEST SCORES
- Diagnostic Testing will also be available to students in order to determine the student's level of Math and English skills.
- All international students whose native language is not English must present an acceptable score of at least 450 paper-based, or 45 internet-based on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A student with a TOEFL score of 450-524 or iBT score of 45-70 will be required to take English as a Second Language courses before beginning their program of study. If a student scores 525 or higher or a 71 or higher they will not be required to take English as a Second Language courses. Exceptions to this requirement will be considered for students presenting strong verbal scores on the SAT or ACT, or if students provide other evidence of English proficiency acceptable to the University. In registering for the TOEFL, note the Belhaven TOEFL code number is 1055.
Belhaven University does not discriminate in the administration of its education policies, applications for admission, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and extracurricular programs. The rights, privileges, programs and activities at Belhaven University are made available to all students who are enrolled regardless of sex, religion, color, national origin, handicap or age.