Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies
Chicago Theological Seminary

Program Details

Chicago Theological Seminary offers a Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies to the online student.  This program offers specialized courses of study to those pursuing ministry, as well as professionals in fields other than ministry.  Study religion in various contexts through concentrations including:

  • Chaplaincy studies
  • Ministry preparation
  • LGBTQ studies
  • Interreligious engagement
  • Study of black faith and life

These fully online curriculums explore a wide array of issues in religious communities, as well as leadership and more.  Prepare for your future academically and spiritually, through rigorous seminary training without pursuing a degree.  Earn a certificate with CTS today.


  • Accredited bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Four letters of reference
  • Written statement
  • Proof of English language proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools