Certificate in Christian Community

Certificate in Christian Community (15 Credit Hours) Program Objectives The Porter in the early monastic Christian community was a person who cared for the physical and financial concerns of the whole community, “one who guarded the door”. This course of study is specifically designed to help the student understand the physical requirements of a maintaining […]

Certificate in Independent Sacramental Movement Studies

Certificate in Independent Sacramental Movement Studies (15 Credit Hours) The Independent Sacramental Movement (ISM) is a term used to describe a sacramental branch of the Christian Church who are not part of the historic sacramental Christian denominations such as the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Church, and or the various Orthodox Churches. With over six […]

Certificate in Peace Studies

Certificate in Peace Studies (15 Credit Hours) “Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.” ― Thomas Merton Justice, peace, and peaceful conflict resolution within a Christian context is one of […]

Certificate in Celtic Christianity

Certificate in Celtic Christianity (15 Credit Hours) The study of Celtic Christianity is one of four core educational elements of Whithorn School of Theology and the various academic programs offered. This is a certificate program in the history of the development of the Christian mission among the Celtic tribes of Cornwall, Wales, England, Scotland, the Isle of […]

Honorary Doctor of Divinity

Honorary Doctor of Divinity (D. D.) The Honorary of Doctor of Divinity is awarded by Whithorn School of Theology very selectively and rarely and never upon independent application. It is included in this list so that students and the general public may recognize the nature of the degree when it is presented. The Doctor of […]

Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity (M.Div.) (90 Credit Hours) The Master of Divinity program is designed to prepare religious leaders competent to serve in various situations and contexts, and more particularly to provide professional training for church-related ministries. The heart of the program is the required biblical, theological and practical course subjects which provide a broad foundation […]

Bachelor of Sacred Theology

Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) (165 Credit Hours) The Bachelor of Sacred Theology program is designed to provide the needed theological and spiritual formation for candidates desiring to serve in Holy Orders who may not have any other applicable undergraduate degree work. The program follows the old English tradition of reading for orders during eleven […]

Bachelor of Theology

Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) (60 Credits Systematic Theology in addition to 60 Credits Biblical Studies) The Bachelor of Theology program is designed to provide a basic formation in Sacred Scripture and in systematic theology. It is offered to all Christians who want to deepen their knowledge of Scripture and theology, and to all students generally […]

Associate of Biblical Studies

Associate of Biblical Studies (A.B.S.) (60 Credit Hours Biblical Studies) The Associate of Biblical Studies program is designed to provide an introduction to the study of Holy Scripture. The program is 60 semester hours in length and provides a foundation for the study of Scripture for all Christians and especially for those desiring to enter […]