Biblical Studies Certificate Program


Lead A Meaningful Life. Transform The World.

Jacksonville College is committed to providing a Christ-centered education. By offering a Biblical Studies Certificate and Advanced Certificate, we are striving to accomplish this by creating new avenues for people to gain a biblical education in an academic setting. The goal is for each person to be prepared to engage the world around them with a mind that has been equipped to speak to the challenges of the twenty-first century.

What We Offer

Hybrid Courses

Combing online instruction with strategic face-to-face interaction

Affordable Tuition

Flat rate, discounted tuition makes the program accessible for all

Ministry Credit

Earn credit for your real-world ministry work and experiences

Accelerated Terms

Six and a half week courses fit into any busy lifestyle

Discounts Available

Sign up for a full year of courses to receive a discount on tuition

Experienced Professors

Leaders with experience in both pastoring and teaching


Year One Courses:


  • Introduction to Preaching
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Introduction to Theology
  • History of Christianity I
  • Evangelism Summer Intensive


Year Two Courses:


  • Introduction to Christian Communication
  • History of Christianity II
  • World Religions
  • Christian Leadership
  • Church Budgeting
  • Introduction to Greek
  • Apologetics Summer Intensive



Complete the Biblical Studies Certificate in one year or choose to pursue the Advanced Certificate over the course of two years. Debuting in 2024, the option to extend your studies for a third year to earn an Associate degree will be available. 

About Jacksonville College

Jacksonville College is the only private Christian junior college in the state. Founded in 1899, Jacksonville College has a rich heritage and a strong legacy for providing quality, Christ-centered teaching and training.


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