Pastoral Leadership Certificate
The Pastoral Leadership certificate is for adults currently serving as lay ministers or seeking employment as pastoral caregivers, spiritual directors, social justice advocates, or educators in organizations whose mission focuses on social justice or religious education. The certificate may also be beneficial for those working directly with social service or faith-based organizations.Apply Now
The certificate program in Pastoral Leadership requires six courses. Some requirements may be fulfilled by transfer credit. Please speak to an SCPS academic advisor about prior credits. Courses are available in accelerated, 8-week, and evening formats. Some courses will be available online. Upon completion of the certificate, the credits can be applied to a concentration within any of the SCPS BA degrees.
The following classes are required of all students. Click on each course to read a full description of the concepts covered:
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International Students seeking admission to any certificate program in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies are required to demonstrate the ability to study at Loyola University Chicago with the appropriate F-I visa status classification. The Office of International Programs is available to assist you regarding the appropriate documentation to study with SCPS. Please feel free to contact them at 773.508.7706 or email@example.com. Please be advised:
- You will be required to provide documentation of your ability to finance your tuition, fees, and living expenses. Please contact The Office of International Programs at 773.508.7706 for details and the appropriate forms needed. SCPS does not provide scholarship assistance for students seeking certificate credentials.
- An I-20 certificate of eligibility can be issued after admission to an SCPS certificate program, documents regarding post-secondary, English language proficiency, and financial documentation have been submitted. For complete information on the documents needed to receive an I-20 and an F-1 visa as well as helpful advice, visit here.
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