Bible & Theology Certificate


The Bible and Theology Certificate provides you with the 30 semester hours of Bible, theology, worldview, and spiritual formation courses necessary to pursue a graduate-level degree through CIU Seminary & School of Ministry. It gives you a solid biblical-theological foundation, facilitates growth in godliness, and prepares you for higher-level studies at the master’s level.

You can earn the Bible and Theology Certificate completely online.


This program will equip you to:

  • Interpret and apply the biblical text
  • Explain, evaluate, and apply Bible doctrine
  • Trace God’s global movement throughout the Bible


Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Pursuing further theological studies
  • Serving as a staff member in a local church
  • Serving as part of a team on the mission field
  • Serving as a staff member of a para-church ministry
  • Ministering in the marketplace
  • Teaching Bible in a Christian school

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Note: This certificate program is not eligible for federal Title IV financial aid funds  – i.e. such as Federal Direct Loans.