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Our certificate in integration helps you integrate your faith and ministry into your vocation. Offering you practical skills and an understanding of the theology of missional living, this kind of training is invaluable in today's missional church context. 

Highlights

  • Purposeful community of learners and leaders
  • Experienced and published faculty
  • Theologically diverse student body
  • MFT and ministry students integrated in foundational courses
  • Option to study in Israel each summer
  • Option to attend the Hispanic Summer Program
  • Diverse practicum opportunities
  • Online courses available
  • Fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Career opportunities

With a range of theology and practical courses, this certificate prepares you to become a minister in your world—your job, your neighborhood, your community.

Program director

mark baker
Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director, Theology & Intercultural Studies M.A.

Faculty

Valerie Rempel, Ph.D.
Valerie Rempel, Ph.D.

Dean of the Seminary, Associate Professor, J.B. Toews Chair of History and Theology, Interim Vice President of the Seminary

Tim Geddert, Ph.D.
Tim Geddert, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director, New Testament

Lynn Jost, Ph.D.
Lynn Jost, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director, Old Testament, Director of the Center for Anabaptist Studies

FPU Seminary Portrait
Brian Ross, D.Min.

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Christian Ministry, Master of Divinity & Ministry Leadership and Culture

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Completion of FPBS application materials

Course listing

Required Courses (30 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
BIB 720The Church and God's Mission in the World3
BIB 725Understanding, Interpreting, and Teaching Scripture3
BIB 790
or COUN 790
Senior Seminar
or Advanced Family Studies
3
or 3
COUN 738Person, Family, and Culture2
COUN 793APracticum I3
MIN 704Discerning Vocation and Calling1
MIN 710Spiritual Formation2
MIN 770Ministry Discernment0
THEO 730Discipleship and Ethics3

Electives

CodeTitleUnits
 Bible elective3
 Theology elective3
 Free electives4-5