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Ministry Formation Graduate Certificates

A refreshed spiritual perspective is calling

If you’re passionate about Jesuit values and are looking for a deep spiritual renewal, a graduate certificate in ministry or theology from Creighton University can invigorate your spiritual journey. Participants in these programs partake in reflection, prayer, worship and study that cultivates a deep knowledge of Christian Spirituality.

Creighton’s various ministry programs attract students at all stages in their spiritual journeys. Laity and clergy from a wide range of ministries join in study, prayer and community life during the on-campus portions of the certificate and degree programs. Graduates have gone on to work in Jesuit education or to minister others in a variety of settings, including congregation, schools, hospitals, prisons and more.

Earn a certificate on an accelerated schedule

Creighton’s graduate certificate programs are easy to fit into your schedule. Our certificate courses are flexible and streamlined to be completed in a fraction of the time it takes to earn an advanced degree. And if you change your mind and want to earn an advanced degree after all, you can apply the credits to a professional ministry master’s program.

Explore getting a graduate certificate in ministry

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Ignatian Tradition
Immerse yourself in the core principles of a Jesuit education, taking an in-depth look into the values on which St. Ignatius founded the order of the Society of Jesus. Learn to incorporate the elements of personal prayer and self-reflection into your personal and professional life.

Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreats
Cultivate a deep knowledge of Christian Spirituality and the professional practice of Spiritual direction through an experience of reflection, prayer, worship and study. Gain deep spiritual and moral renewal needed for Christians to respond appropriately to the many urgent issues facing humanity in the twenty-first century.