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.