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Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)* - DC

Are you considering seminary, but not sure you’re ready to dive into a full degree? The 30-hour CGS is a great way to “take a test drive” and not lose any of your hard work. All of the core classes required for the CGS transfer over into any of our degree programs. The CGS is also available in Chinese.
*Note: This degree was formerly titled Certificate of Biblical and Theological Studies (CBTS).


Bible Exposition 9
BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 3
Other Bible Exposition Courses 6
Systematic Theology 9
ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology 3
Other Systematic Theology Courses 6
Pastoral Ministries 2
PM101 Spiritual Life 2
Electives 10
CGS electives 10
Total 30
30 Hours
complete 100% online

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Note: This summary reflects the newest catalog for entering students. Current students should consult the degree-specific advising information for the most accurate assistance.