Certificate in Youth & Young Adult Ministry


The Youth and Young Adult Ministry Program at Lancaster Seminary provides an opportunity for those involved in or exploring youth and young adult ministry to develop practical skills in the field through the study of worship arts, cultural interpretation, leadership systems, and educational arts. Participants will receive a grounding in the area of biblical theology, Christian doctrine, spiritual formation, and human development, equipping them to understand the theological and cultural impetus that defines the lives of today's youth and young adults.

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Certificate in Youth & Young Adult Ministry

EM100 - Introduction to Educational Ministries (3 credits)
EM120 - Digital Literacy for the Contemporary Church (2 credits)
EM243 - Youth Ministries (3 credits)
EM250 - Ministry with Young Adults: Constructing a Theology for Vocation (1.5 credits)
EM251 - Ministry with Young Adults: Community & Solitude (1.5 credits)
EM310 - Teaching Religion in America (4 credits)
EM305 - Faith and Human Development (3 credits)
OR
PT 120 Introduction to Pastoral Care (3 credits)
OT 112 Introducing the Old Testament (3 credits)
OR
NT 111 Jesus and the Gospels (3 credits)
TH100 - Introduction to Theology (3 credits)
OR
TH200 - Christian Doctrine (3 credits)

Total Credits: 24 

Time to Complete: 1 year if full-time; 2-3 years if part-time

Credits earned through the Certificate in Youth & Young Adult Ministry are transferable into a Master's program for students who hold a baccalaureate degree. (Some Restrictions Apply)

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