Mar 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph's College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online

Bachelor's Certificate in Ministry to Black Catholics

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The Bachelor’s Certificate in Ministry to Black Catholics applies to those who are involved with or interested in pastoral ministry and religious education among Black Catholics, especially those communities that are largely African-American.

This certificate can be a stepping stone towards the B.A. in Theological Studies, as all credits earned may be applied to the degree program.  Faithful to the magisterium, our courses are designed to foster intellectual engagement in the scholarly pursuit of truth.

Program Highlights

  • This program professes fidelity to the teachings of Jesus Christ and the doctrine and heritage of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • The curriculum provides a theological education for those who seek to serve the needs of the Catholic Church and society.
  • Students develop an understanding and appreciation of the Catholic faith with a specific emphasis on the history and cultural diversity and contributions of Black Catholics in the United States.
  • The certificate contributes to the development of leadership among Black Catholics within and for the Church.
  • This program provides competency in ministry, with an appropriate credential.
  • Completion of the Certificate can be a stepping stone toward a degree.
  • Optional residential summer session allows students to accelerate completion of the certificate.

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or GED

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