Biblical Studies Certificate
Start your career journey with a Christian world-view of disciple making
Explore and strengthen Christian worldview
Develop understanding of Disciple Making fundamentals
Who is this program designed for?
Primarily 18-25 year olds
A person who has already accepted Jesus and looking to grow their faith
A person who might be considering a path to full-time ministry work but wants to “test the waters” first without committing to a 4-year degree and accumulating a lot of debt
A person who wants to strengthen their Christian worldview before going off to school in a secular university setting
A person who wants to learn the foundations of the methods Jesus used to make disciples
A person looking to spend the year studying but also doing something meaningful in serving Jesus
Biblical Studies Certificate program has an option for Full-time (10 courses in one year) with on-campus residency at Maritime Christian College
O11 – Old Testament Literature
An overview of the Old Testament highlighting key Biblical passages and customs leading up to Jesus the Messiah.
N11 - New Testament Literature
An introductory survey of all twenty-seven books, emphasizing the purpose and content of each and also touching briefly on authorship, origin and structure. This course serves as a prerequisite for all future studies in the New Testament field.
N13 – Jesus Christ and the Gospels
An overview of the life, teachings, disciple making ministry, Cross, and great commission of Jesus.
N15 - Acts of the Apostles
A study of the early church’s start, expansion, and disciple making endeavors leading to the Gospel being preached in Rome.
N17 - Romans
An exegetical study of Paul’s letter to Rome with background, date, authorship and content analysis being covered. Application of doctrine to the church of today is noted and emphasized.
T13 – Interpretation
A basic course on how to study the Word of God, giving principles which will help assure a proper understanding of the text in its contextual setting.
T17 - Worldview Studies
The basis of a Christian worldview as well as other major worldviews are studied. Strategies as to how a Christian worldview may be implemented in the mission of the church are explored.
G11 – Interpersonal Communication
A course of instruction and methods of practice for improving the qualities of the voice and the methods of effectively delivering the Word of God. It includes interpersonal communication in conversation, reading, teaching and preaching.
G15 – English Composition
The purpose of this course is to teach basic composition, grammar skills and library research
P11 - Christian Service (1hr)
Students become aware of, and are involved in, helping to serve the needs of others with oversight by the College.
P13 - Life Skills (1hr)
Life Skills is designed to develop the total well being of the Christian student. It will promote skills to improve the learner and assist him/her in becoming a productive and courteous student, family member, community partner and worker.
P15 – Mission Perspective
A course designed to study missions, noting the concept of the indigenous church and the methods and principles being used on various mission fields.
Tuition and Course Fees
$540 CAD / course
(exception P13 & P11: $180)
$100 CAD / course
(not offered for: O11; N13; P13; P11)
Full Time Student Tuition & Fees for the Year:
Tuition (32 credit hours)____________$5,760 CAD
Dorm Room_______________________$3,000 CAD
Student Fees (includes travel)______$4,935 CAD
Books and living expenses not included
International students may be required to pay an additional fee
All prices subject to change without notice
*Tuition and fees are due by registration day.
(See Master Calendar for dates)
Disciple Maker Certificates
5 courses each
Foundational theology from world-class disciple makers on how to become a disciple who makes disciples
Practical hands-on mentoring and peer coaching to ensure knowledge gained is applied
“Quick Start” approach to apply learning immediately
Bachelor of Bible & Ministry
Prepares a foundation for lifelong Christian ministry for those who feel called to minister or serve the local Church or para-church organization.
A deeper dive into Biblical studies with supplemental Bible and Theology courses.
Disciple Maker Certificate counts as 10 of the 20 courses for the Bachelor of Bible & Ministry degree.
Disciple Making Church
Build a unified team with a healthy culture built on making disciples, not on running programs.
Learn and apply Jesus' model of intentional leadership in your own life as a disciple maker.
Build strong relational environments by applying the foundations of healthy leadership.
Youth Disciple Making Ministry Certificate
Learn how to build a healthy youth ministry that can thrive in this difficult world.
Become a more intentional leader that builds effective teams to minister to our youth today.
Establish effective practices that help facilitate a youth ministry that makes disciples who can become disciple makers.
Incorporates material from Disciple Maker Certificate curriculum
Explore and develop new business models to start and fund
Learn “Lean Startup” methodologies from Christian entrepreneurs
Customized “Quick Start” approach to apply learning immediately