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Religious Education

This graduate certificate program prepares individuals for administrating religious education programs or teaching religion in schools and parishes. A bachelor’s degree is required for entry into this five-course program.

  • Two courses in Religious Education
  • Three courses from the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies core

All of the courses can be completed online. The Religious Education certificate can be applied to the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree.

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