The Seminary’s Metro-Urban Institute grants the Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry to graduates who achieve the requirements of this additional program of study. M.Div. students earning the certificate must complete two years of field education. The program is also available to MA students.This degree program is structured to equip leaders with tools of ministry in the multicultural atmosphere of the inner city and surrounding areas.
Students seeking the Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry (or urban-focus graduate students) must
attain 18 hours of course work related to urban ministry (including Church and Society) with a grade of B or better in each course of the urban-focus;
complete two years of field placement or internship in an approved urban placement;
participate in an urban intensive weekend and/or cross-cultural immersion experience; and