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Advanced Certificate in Faith Formation

Program Details

The online degree program for a Certificate in Faith Formation at Fordham University is designed for teachers, parish religious educators, other part-time and volunteer parish ministers. The program has potential to further prepare them for parish service and/or religious education.


  • All who have a BA/BS degree may apply
  • All applicants are required to submit a personal statement
  • All applicants are required to submit a current Resume/CV
  • All applicants, except for those applying to attend a course as a visiting/non-matriculated student, are required to submit two Letters of Recommendation
  • All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts must be submitted
  • All applicants are required to complete an interview with either the dean, a GRE faculty member, or the director of admissions

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education