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Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

Program Details

Felician University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Religious Education for students seeking new career and service opportunities.  This certification program offers deepened knowledge and explores practical methods for translating this knowledge into meaningful content in an education ministerial context.  You will bring Catholic education the perspectives and concerns of different cultures and special pastoral needs.  The program also helps students learn to contribute to evangelization and Catholic identity.  Students will learn to integrate biblical, theological, and liturgical studies with Religious Education and Faith Formation ministry.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Six undergraduate credits in theology or religious studies from a Catholic College
  • Students with a bachelor’s degree that is without theology/religious studies credits may, upon the approval of the Director, participate in an online reading, research and writing project
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Interview by phone or in person with the Program Director
  • Reading/writing sample
  • Notarized copy of a valid passport or notarized copy of a valid government-issued photo (such as a driver’s license)

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education