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Certificate of Foundational Ministry

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Credit Hours:

The Certificate of Foundational Ministry (36 hours) is designed as an introduction to Biblical, Historical, Systematic, and Practical Theologies. For those wanting a base program for lay or vocational ministry without completing a formal degree, Emmaus’ CFM is tailored for you.

Program Requirements:

Biblical Theology:

—Old Testament I (OT501)

Old Testament II (OT502)

New Testament I (NT501)

New Testament II (NT502)

Hermeneutics (BT501)

Historical Theology:

The Church to the Reformation (CH501)

The Church from the Reformation (CH502)

Systematic Theology:

Theology I (TH501)

Theology II (TH502)

Practical Theology:

Christian Ethics (ET 501)

Christian Missions (MS 501)

Biblical Spirituality (PT 501)

Academic Level:

36 Credit Hours


Program Tuition and Fees:


$100/Credit Hour


$3,600/Full Program


$100/Semester Enrollment Fee*

*Covers all Communio Intensive meals, costs, and digital library access

Available Tuition Discounts & Scholarships

25–100% Tuition Discounts for all Partner Church-Endorsed Students.


Partial and Full Scholarships available based on need and social-location. 

Not sure what degree is right for you?

Email us to find a time to talk one-on-one with a faculty member to work through your options and find the best program for you and your calling. 

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