Preparing believers in Jesus Christ for Christian ministry since 1937

Certificate of Biblical Studies

Two-year program
Sixteen Bible and Theology courses: 48 credits
All CBS courses are 3 credit hours



The Certificate of Biblical Studies (CBS) is a non-degree program designed for men and women who wish to pursue biblical studies, but not to pursue completion of a degree. The Bible and theology courses give the student a solid biblical foundation and the student is challenged to integrate theoretical and practical aspects of ministry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of the Bible and understand the role of that knowledge in demonstrating and proclaiming the gospel of Christ towards the formation of character and the transformation of the world.
  • To enable students to communicate well in preparation for ministry within a local church, in missions, and all other vocations, by means of increased biblical wisdom.