Certificate in Theological Studies (Post-Baccalaureate)

The Certificate in Theological Studies (Post-Baccalaureate), conjointly awarded by The University of St. Michael’s College and the University of Toronto, provides university graduates with a general university-level foundation in Christian studies.

  • Program Outline

    The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Theological Studies is a 7-course certificate geared towards students who may be interested in studying theology but are not ready to commit to a full master’s degree.

    These courses can be transferred if a student wishes to pursue a master’s degree.

    Courses in Eastern Christian Studies taken in conjunction with the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute may be applied to this certificate.

    Funding may be available for full-time students.

  • Admission Requirements

    Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, college, or Indigenous Institute with a CGPA of 2.7. Normally this should be a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in a field of the humanities or social sciences.

    Where applicants have a different post-secondary background, TST may require them to begin their conjoint Certificate with courses that will build their skills of research, critical thinking, and expository writing.

  • Program Requirements

    The following courses are required of the certificate:

      • Introduction to the Old Testament (SMB1007)
      • Introduction to the New Testament (SMB1501)
      • 1 course in Introductory Systematics
      • 1 History overview course
      • 1 introductory course of your choosing
      • 2 courses at an advanced level (2000-3000 level)

    For further details, please consult the Programs Coordinator.

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