Diploma in Christian Studies

Diploma of Christian Studies

Covid-19 Update: Wycliffe is making it possible for you to study from wherever you are this coming academic year. 

 

Description

  • The DipCS is a flexible program for those not currently seeking a master's degree.

  • You can complete the diploma entirely online.

  • The diploma provides an intermediate grounding in Christian teaching and ministry practices.

 

Who It’s For?

  • Lay people who want to increase their knowledge of the Christian faith or develop skills in practical ministry

  • Working professionals who wish to integrate their faith with cultural and professional endeavors
  • Those training for the diaconate

 

Time to Complete

  • One year full-time; six years maximum

 

Details about Completion

  • Students complete 10 master's-level credits.

  • Five core credits are required; five are elective.

  • After the completion of 10 credits, students who possess an undergraduate degree may apply to the MTS or MDiv program.

 

Preparing for a Master’s Degree Program

  • Students preparing for a master's degree program (MDiv or MTS) should take courses required for that program.

  • In order to transfer from the DipCS into the MTS or the MDiv, a student must first complete at least a three-year undergraduate degree.

 

Program Worksheet

 

To Apply

 

Course Requirements

REQUIRED COURSES

  • WYT1106H Introduction to Missional Theology (1 credit)

  • WYB1008H Introduction to Old Testament I (1 credit)

  • WYB2660H Who Is Jesus (NT II) (1 credit)

  • __H1001H History of Christianity I (1 credit)

  • WYT1101H Systematic Theology I (1 credit)

  • Free Electives (5 credits)

TOTAL COURSES (10 credits)