Certificate Programs

This section contains programs designed to increase skills and knowledge in a structured curriculum that leads to certification in that program area.  Two certificate programs are offered by the Leadership Institute:

  • A certificate program is offered in Church Business Administration in conjunction with The Church Network.

 

  • The Leadership Institute, with the support of the Educator Certification Committee, is also pleased to offer innovative hybrid courses for Presbyterian Church (USA) Christian Educator Certification.

 


Church Business Administration Certification in Richmond

July 24-August 2, 2018 – includes one day for the four CEU classes required for certification, on the Richmond campus

Cost:  $770 for both weeks, including the CEU classes on Saturday, July 28; $670 for core seminars for both weeks; $335 for one week of core seminars; $100 per day for individual seminars (a two-day seminar is $200); CEU classes on July 28 are $25 each/$100 for the day. ~ this price includes lunch on each day of the seminar.

Click here for more information and registration for Church Business Administration seminars in Richmond for 2018.

Note:  You do not need to be seeking certification to take the seminars.  You may take any seminars you choose.

 


Church Business Administration Certification in Charlotte

September 2018 – May, 2019 – includes one day for the four CEU classes required for certification, on the Charlotte campus

For Church Business Administration in Charlotte, the eight core classes are offered on Thursdays, with four in fall of 2018 and four in the spring of 2019.  In addition, we will offer one additional day in the spring for the required CEU classes.

Cost:  $770 for all eight core classes AND the CEU classes on Thursday, March 28; $670 for the eight core seminars; $335 for either semester (fall or spring) of core seminars; $100 per day for individual seminars (a two-day seminar is $200); CEU classes on March 28 are $25 each/$100 for the day. ~ this price includes lunch on each day of the seminar.

Click here for more information and registration for Church Business Administration seminars in Richmond for 2018.

Note:  You do not need to be seeking certification to take the seminars.  You may take any seminars you choose.


Christian Educator Certification Hybrid Courses

Courses designed to meet the requirements for Christian Educator Certification in the Presbyterian Church (USA) ~ these are hybrid courses; most of the work will be done at home, then there will be three days on campus in Richmond or Charlotte, depending on the course ~ cost per course is $295. You do not need to be seeking certification to take the course. Pastors, educators, church leaders, and Christian education committee members are encouraged to consider this course.

Upcoming Christian Educator Certification courses:

  • September 4 – October 4, 2018 (on-campus October 2-4):  Christian Education Theory and Practice (Richmond).  Led by Dr. Cindy Kissel-Ito. Registration available soon!
  • February 25 – March 28, 2019 (on-campus March 26-28):  Aspects of Human Growth and Faith Development (Charlotte). Led by Dr. Rebecca Davis.  Registration available soon!
  • April 22 – May 16, 2019 (on-campus May 14-16):  Reformed Theology (Richmond).  Led by Dr. Dawn DeVries.  Registration available soon!