New Testament Studies Certificate

New Testament Studies Certificate


Increase your knowledge of early church leaders and their writings.

Equip yourself with a deeper understanding of the Bible and how to systematically approach the Bible study process. This certificate program prepares learners to use the New Testament in various ministry roles.


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3 courses


No live class times to attend.

Course Cost

per course

Logos Bible Software is included FREE. 

Rates are for the 2022-2023 academic year.
A standard $50 online fee will be applied to each course.
Total cost per course is due upon enrollment in course.
Logos Bible Software is included at no cost to you.



Program Objectives

  • Identify major purposes of the New Testament
  • Summarize the essential historical background information and genres of New Testament literature
  • Apply basic hermeneutical principles to the Bible study process
  • Apply select New Testament books to your life and to your ministry contexts

Certificate Courses

Choose 3 from the following courses:

Romans [BI210]

This course is a methodical and inductive study of Romans with emphasis upon the argument of the book, its doctrinal themes, and its demands upon the believer.

Life of Christ [BI333]

This course is a study of the earthly life and ministry of Christ as revealed in the four Gospels. The study, which will place value on the harmony of the Gospels, will emphasize understanding that Jesus Christ was and is, what He did, and why such revelation is important.

Gospel of John [BI334]

This course is an expositional study of the fourth Gospel emphasizing its literal, grammatical, historical context; the development of John’s argument; key themes and doctrine; and a critical examination of problem passages.

Acts [BI335]

This course is an expository analysis. Emphasis is placed upon the birth and beginnings of the Church, transitional and dispensational programs, teaching concerning the Holy Spirit, biblical basis of missions and the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul, and the nature and form of the Christian Church in its early development.

1 Corinthians [BI336]

This course is an expository, analytical, and practical study of selected portions of 1 Corinthians with special attention to God’s solutions to major problems of the Church in every generation.

Prison Epistles [BI337]

This course is an exposition of Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon designed to illustrate inductive Bible study, historical setting, and the manner in which these epistles fit into Paul’s life.

General Epistles [BI338]

This course is a study of the New Testament epistles known as the General Epistles: James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, and Jude. Authorship, date, and historical context of each Epistle are examined. The content and theme of the epistles are analyzed in detail.

Pastoral Epistles [BI339]

This course is designed to be a verse–by–verse study of the New Testament Epistles of 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus. Authorship, date, argument, and historical setting are analyzed for each of these late Pauline Epistles.

Matthew [BI445]

This course is a careful analysis of the book in light of its use of many Old Testament prophecies of Israel’s Messiah and His kingdom as well as how Matthew presents Jesus Christ as the literal fulfillment of those prophecies.

Daniel and Revelation [BI447]

This course is a practical exposition of selected portions of the books of Daniel and Revelation. Presentation of the prophetic Scriptures and the person of Jesus Christ with doctrinal and eschatological features are emphasized.


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How long will it take to complete this certificate?

You may do them at your own pace! They may be completed in as little as one semester, but you may take as long as you need to complete them. You may choose from the list of courses, but you may have to wait to take a specific course depending on scheduling.

Is the certificate program eligible for financial aid?


What are the requirements for earning the certificate?

You must have a “C” average at the completion of the required courses to earn the certificate. If you do not have a “C” average, you may choose which course to repeat to increase your average to meet this requirement.

Can I earn credit for these courses and apply them to a degree?

While this certificate is a non-credit program, there is an option to get credit for your work and apply it to your degree. Please connect with an admissions counselor to get all the details:

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