Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Urban Ministry
This program provides basic training for lay Christians as they explore their interest in ministry. The curriculum integrates biblical and theological studies, and Christian counselling. The integration of theory and practice is emphasized, so as to help students to embrace holistic growth for themselves and others. There are four specializations: Biblical and Theological Studies, Pastoral Counseling, Christian Adventure Counseling, and Youth Ministry.
The postgraduate-diploma program requires a total of 36 credit hours. Students are expected to complete in 3 years. The maximum period of study is 7 years.
The postgraduate-diploma program requires a total of 18 credit hours. Students are expected to complete in 2 years. The maximum period of study is 5 years.
Students will become acquainted with basic biblical content, and acquire skills to interpret the bible.
Students will familiarize with the church history, identify the essential theological topics, as well as ethical and spiritual issues.
Students will be able to identify personal strengths and room for improvement through the study of psychology, counseling, and the integration of faith and clinical training.
Students will be able to organize, design and carry out the youth ministry, or to give Christian adventure counseling at church.
Students will understand the human stages of development.
Requirements for Admission
Baptized for at least 2 years or longer
Completed DSE, or Form Five, or above
Requirements for Graduation
Students should have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above, and have passed all courses required.
Program Structure and Concentration Requirements
Prof Natalie CHAN
DMin (Bakke Graduate University)
Director, Bethel Ray Bakke Centre for Urban Transformation
and other professors and lecturers at Bethel Bible Seminary