Frequently Asked Questions
What are continuing education units (CEUs)?
Continuing education units are a universal way to measure professional development hours. One CEU is considered the equivalent of 10 contact hours with an instructor.
How will this Certificate benefit me?
This certificate stands alone as a professional development credential. It may be used to demonstrate the number of training hours achieved in the area of ministry leadership.
May I use this Certificate toward academic credit for a degree program?
A certificate of completion is for professional development and is eligible for continuing education units (CEUs). CEUs may not be transferred for academic credit toward a degree program.
What if I change my mind about taking a course or certificate?
Adding and Withdrawing from a Course:
The deadline for students to add/drop a course without penalty is prior to the first day of the start of the course. Students are to use the add/drop form available through a Professional and Continuing Education Program Manager. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the form. Student registration changes after the add/drop period are subject to the following:
|Add a course within the first 3 business days from the start of the course
|Add a course within 4-5 business days from the start of the course
|Drop a course within 5 business days from the start of the course
|Drop a course after 5 business days from the start of the course
*Students may not add a course after five business days from the start of the course.
Financial Aid Availability:
Each course is structured at an affordable rate to make it more feasible to complete your certificate when paying monthly. We currently do not offer financial aid.
All course times are Eastern Time.