The mission of St. Joseph’s College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.
This certificate is intended to provide either matriculated or non-matriculated students with a background of sufficient depth to enable them to have the skills and knowledge necessary to meet leadership needs in church affiliated settings. The program is designed to prepare students for roles of leadership and service in such areas as religious education, youth ministry, social outreach, marriage preparation and family ministry. Eighteen credits are required to complete this certificate.
Twelve credits including some combination of religious studies courses chosen according to the student’s area of interest. The twelve credits may include a combination of courses from other departments. Possible courses are: