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Religious Studies

Religious Studies Certifications

Our certificate programs strengthen your professional formation of coursework in a particular area of concentration. Certificates may be pursued as an integral part of the graduate and undergraduate programs, as a free-standing program for non-degree seeking students or a supplement to a completed degree. You may earn a certificate in residence or remotely. Certificates are offered in the following areas:

Graduate Certificates

Consisting of 15 semester hours, this certificate offers a breadth of theology to help the minister in various campus ministry situations.

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This certificate provides education and training in ministry skills, and addresses specific ministry issues Catholic campus ministers may encounter.

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This 12-hour graduate certificate equips students to minister as, with and to people with disabilities. Two required courses in scripture and theology, focused on disability, provide foundational theological courses. Students tailor their certificate programs with an additional six elective credits. Some of the elective offerings include praxis courses taught by instructors with years of experience in disability and ministry.

A certificate in Pastoral Care is available for those seeking or with an earned Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 

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Department of Religious Studies

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1530