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Graduate Certificate in Christian Education


The Graduate Certificate in Christian Education is offered by The Graduate School of Education for K-12 educators desiring in-depth study of the biblical principles that guide a faith-informed pedagogy. Students pursuing this certificate already have at least a B.A. degree, and will complete 9 hours of graduate work in the existing Master of Education program at Covenant.



MEd Course Sequence:

Required Course (3 credit hours):

  • EDU 610  Foundations for Curriculum Development

Elective Courses (choose two of these 3-hour courses):

  • EDU 630    Learning Theory Applied to Teaching
  • EDU 712    Shaping School Curriculum K-12
  • EDU 725    Development of Personnel within Organizational Leadership
  • EDU 730    Implementing Instructional Strategies
  • EDU 735    Integrative Approaches to Curriculum
  • EDU 738    Research and Practice in Teaching Content Fields 
  • EDU 740    Supervision of Instruction
  • EDU 745    School Law, Standards, and Policy
  • EDU 750    The Nature of Knowledge and Curriculum Integration
  • EDU 760    School Business Management

Graduate Certificate students apply as a Special Student to the Master of Education programs which includes the application form, statement of faith, transcripts, and a letter of cooperation from the applicant’s current school since some assignments may need to be completed in a school setting.