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Department of Biblical & Theological Studies

Bible Certificate

  • Certificate
  • Undergraduate
30 credits
Required for Program
Become established in your faith, rooted and grounded in the Gospel and fortified with answers to questions regarding life’s purpose and destiny. The certificate in Bible will provide you with the tools needed to examine Scripture, apply faith to life, and clearly communicate your beliefs.
14:1
Class size ratio
Bible credits
are included in Northwestern’s bachelor degrees

Why get a certificate in Bible at Northwestern?

You will develop tools for studying the Bible and communicating your faith clearly. This certificate is designed for professional men and women going into a ministry role or desiring a concentrated study of the Bible.

Our small classes allow our experienced professors to guide and mentor you while you grow in your faith and expand your knowledge of Scripture.

If you have a passion to study the Bible and want to understand important theological concepts, this might be the right certificate for you.

What will you learn?

You will learn to analyze, think critically, and become grounded in Scripture.

Some classes include:

  • Bible Exposition
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Christianity and Culture
  • Theological Philosophy
  • Theology
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I appreciated the way professors at Northwestern modeled Christ. They instilled in me a more robustly biblical worldview. UNW changed the way I see the world for the better. College is such a transitional time for young people. It is no understatement to say that the Biblical and Theological Studies Department has had a large part in making me who I am today. I thank God for my time there.
Department of Biblical & Theological Studies, 2004

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Portrait of Randy Nelson

Randy W. Nelson, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Biblical & Theological Studies
Professor of New Testament Studies

Randy Nelson has been teaching at University of Northwestern for 18 years.  He is a licensed minister with pastoral experience and enjoys engaging his students in discussion about the Bible and...

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Melissa Larson, MATS

Adjunct Instructor

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Department of Biblical & Theological Studies
Nazareth Hall, N3226
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113
651-628-3413
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