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Post-Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Studies

2013-2014 Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Studies Course Listing (DPCL)

A Post-Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Studies is available to those who have already earned a master’s degree from LIM or an appropriate graduate-level degree from another accredited college or university. Transfer credits from other educational institutions are not accepted. Courses may be taken on campus, onsite (extension), or online. LIM graduates may reapply on-line using a one-page form. Other students need to apply for full admission.  Continuing education credits (ceus) cannot be applied to one’s Post-Master’s Certificate.

Requirements

This program consists of 12 graduate credit hours of specialized study through the completion of four 3-credit graduate-level courses in two Focus Areas. Students in their third course should contact the LIM admissions office to discuss course sequencing and availability. 

Focus Area Courses: 12 credit hours
Christian Spirituality for Ministry
LIM C827 Spirituality for Ministers 3 crs.
LIM C828 History of Christian Spirituality 3 crs.
Hispanic Ministry
LIM C833 Hispanic Experience of Religion and Culture 3 crs.
LIM C834 Pastoral Ministry in Hispanic Communities 3 crs.
Marketplace Ministry
LIM C819 Spirituality and the Theology of Work 3 crs.
LIM C820 Ministry in the Marketplace 3 crs.
Religious Education
LIM C701 Foundations of Religious Education 3 crs.
LIM C715 Curriculum Development 3 crs.
Pastoral Life and Administration
LIM C844 Parish Life and Ministry  3 crs.
LIM C861 Pastoral Leadership and Organization 3 crs.
Religion and Ecology
LIM C813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation 3 crs.
LIM C814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story 3 crs.
Small Christian Community Formation
LIM C809 Inner Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
LIM C810 Public Life of Small Christian Communities 3 crs.
Youth Ministry
LIM C870 Foundations of Youth Ministry 3 crs.
LIM C876 Adolescent Spirituality and Methods of Faith Development 3 crs.

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Advanced Continuing Education Certificate in Pastoral Studies

2013-2014 Advanced Continuing Education Certificate in Pastoral Studies Course Listing (DPCL)

Those who have already earned a master’s degree from LIM, one of the continuing education certificates that the institute offers (Certificate of Pastoral Studies or Certificate of Religious Education), or a graduate-level degree in theology, pastoral studies, religious education, divinity, or religious studies from another accredited college or university may pursue an additional professional, continuing education-credit credential from the Institute called the Advanced Continuing Education Certificate in Pastoral Studies. Transfer credits from other educational institutions are not accepted.

Courses may be taken on campus, online, or at LIM extension sites. LIM graduates may reapply on-line using a one-page form. Other students need to apply for full admission. Transfer credits from other educational institutions are not accepted.

Qualified applicants are eligible to earn the post-master’s or advanced certificate upon completion of two LIM Focus Areas (twelve credit hours). An application for the certificate is to be completed and emailed to the LIM office lim@loyno.edu upon successful completion of nine hours of course work toward the certificate (the first focus course of the second focus area). 

Requirements

This program consists of 12 hours of specialized, continuing education (ceu credits) study through the completion of four 3-credit courses in two Focus Areas. An application for the certificate is to be completed and emailed to the LIM office lim@loyno.edu upon successful completion of nine-hours of course work toward the certificate (the first focus course of the second focus area).

 

Focus Area Courses—Choose two focus areas and complete two courses in each area: 12 CEUs
Christian Spirituality for Ministry
LIMC E827 Spirituality for Ministers 3 CEUs
LIMC E828 History of Christian Spirituality 3 CEUs
Hispanic Ministry
LIMC E833 Hispanic Experience of Religion and Culture 3 CEUs
LIMC E834 Pastoral Ministry in Hispanic Communities 3 CEUs
Marketplace Ministry
LIMC E819 Spirituality and the Theology of Work 3 CEUs
LIMC E820 Ministry in the Marketplace 3 CEUs
Pastoral Life and Administration
LIMC E844 Parish Life and Ministry  3 CEUs
LIMC E845 Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry 3 CEUs
Religion and Ecology
LIMC E813 The Universe as Divine Manifestation 3 CEUs
LIMC E814 The Emergent Universe: Our Sacred Story 3 CEUs
Religious Education
LIMC E701 Foundations of Religious Education 3 CEUs
LIMC E715 Curriculum Development 3 CEUs
Small Christian Community Formation
LIMC E809 Inner Life of Small Christian Communities 3 CEUs
LIMC E810 Public Life of Small Christian Communities 3 CEUs
Youth Ministry
LIMC E870 Foundations of Youth Ministry 3 CEUs
LIMC E876 Adolescent Spirituality and Methods of Faith Development 3 CEUs

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