Certificate in Theological Studies

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Who's it for?

If your schedule is already packed, but you still want to deepen your knowledge of your faith, this certificate is our shortest and most cost-effective way. Enjoy the benefits of the MTS program, but with reduced time investment:

  • Only 7 courses
  • Part-time or full-time study
  • Evening, weekend, intensive, and distance courses
  • Interaction with leading scholars within the Evangelical tradition
  • Small class sizes (1:13 faculty-student ratio)
  • Access to University of Toronto libraries & student services
  • 300+ courses across campus in theology, biblical studies, history of Christianity, and pastoral ministry


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Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree (any subject)

Program specifications:

  • 7 courses
  • 5 foundational courses, 2 advanced electives
  • Less than 1 year full-time; up to 4 years part-time

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MA Preparation

If you already have a graduate academic degree, you may be able to use this certificate for entry to a theological MA or PhD program. Several restrictions apply -- please contact the admissions office to discuss your situation.

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