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Online Undergraduate Certificate in
Moral Theology & Ethics

⚜  Rarely Offered in Evangelical Christian Universities, Bible Colleges or Seminaries

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Undergraduate Certificate in
Moral Theology & Ethics?


The Undergraduate Certificate in Moral Theology & Ethics equips students with the biblical and theological foundations for understanding, teaching, and developing strategies for personal moral formation, decision making, and life action. In a time when relativism and subjectivism rule, students will understand competing ethical models of character and moral formation, and will be able to discern those that are biblical, in order to integrate them into missional living.

The alert student is conscious of global ethical models and philosophical worldviews, including pragmatism, subjectivism, pluralism, scientific materialism, objectivism, nihilism. etc. These are heralded in academia down to popular culture. Students who seek to live missionaly in any global context must be able to analyze and evaluate these worldviews and ethical models, and then, argue for, develop, and, most importantly, live out a personal moral and social ethic that is grounded in Scripture. The Undergraduate Certificate in Moral Theology & Ethics equips students to build and live out a biblically-based and missionally-driven social ethic that will address personal moral and character formation and ethical decision making.

Program Features

  • Integrated practicums allow you to gain valuable real-world experience
  • Learn from academic practitioners from around the world
  • Credits earned in this certificate program can apply to a Missional University Bachelor degree program

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Credits Required

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What Will I Study?

We offer the most comprehensive approach to studying the scriptures in the mission of God.

Examines the biblical theological foundations of God's plan for global redemption throughout the Old and New Testament. The student will explore the eternal purpose of God for humanity, the state of those who have not heard the gospel, and the application of the missional mandate to various cultures.

Introduction to the basic principles of morality through a study of biblical and theological themes that define the Christian understanding of personhood, objective morality, and methodologies for moral discernment. Particular attention is given to Christian meaning of sin, virtue, conscience, natural law, values and norms for moral decision-making, as well as the Chrisitian experience of conversion, reconciliation, and discipleship. Focus on code of ethics for Christian believers engaged in missional activity will be introduced.

Students will expand their knowledge and skills based on the study of Biblical principles which lead to good community development practice based on sound ethical thinking.

Analyzes the essential themes of contemporary ethical theory, especially those expressed within the Christian theological tradition. Utilizing Scripture as its lens, this course will investigate aspects of personal ethics.

Fundamental and current ethical issues in public administration will be examined in light of biblical and theological themes. Through a variety of approaches, students will explore principles of ethics and theories of justice applicable to the public administration profession.

How does Christian ethics relate to the mission of God? Students will explore and discuss a variety of issues related to Christian ethics and service in the mission of God.

When Can I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates each year to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.






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How Much Will it Cost?

We offer tuition based upon country of residence.  According to the Human Development Index, all countries around the world fall into one of four categories:
  • (Tier 1) - Very High Human Development
  • (Tier 2) High Human Development
  • (Tier 3) Medium Human Development
  • (Tier 4) Low Human Development
Our tiered global tuition makes higher education affordable for everyone world wide.


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3 credit course

Tiered tuition based on country of origin and scholarships available.  Find your country of residence here for more information.
Tuition may be further reduced by participating in the Sponsorship Program.