Adult Faith Formation (Adv Cert)

This program is offered online or on campus.


The advanced certificate in adult faith formation offers teachers, parish religious educators, and part-time or volunteer parish ministers an opportunity to further prepare themselves for parish service and/or religious education.

The competencies outlined by the United States Bishops (USCCB) in their document Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord are included in the courses offered in the Faith Formation certificate program.

Anyone with a B.A. or B.S. undergraduate degree may apply.

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
RLGR 6032Church and Society (Ecclesiology)3
RLGR 6011New Testament (Scripture)3
Four courses from any of the following areas:12
Liturgy
Sacraments
Spirituality
Religious Education
Total Credits18

Sample Courses

Course Title Credits
SPGR 7760Christian Spirituality and Leadership3
RLGR 6030Christology3
RLGR 6032Church and Society3
REGR 6120Education for Peace and Justice3