close

Filters

See Results

Diploma Programs in Theology

A diploma is a qualification awarded by a university to signify that a student has completed a specific course of study. Typically also conferring a degree or certificate, a diploma can be awarded for almost any field, including religious studies. What is a diploma in theology? Theology is the study of religion, deities, and scriptural texts. Typically a course of study in theology focuses on a sp… Read more

A diploma is a qualification awarded by a university to signify that a student has completed a specific course of study. Typically also conferring a degree or certificate, a diploma can be awarded for almost any field, including religious studies.

What is a diploma in theology? Theology is the study of religion, deities, and scriptural texts. Typically a course of study in theology focuses on a specific religion, such as Christianity or Islam, although it can also involve the study of multiple faiths at a time. Theology can include a variety of different branches and applications; students may find themselves studying religious history, music, worship practices, counselling, and even public policy. Students do not necessarily have to consider themselves to be religious in order to study theology, although many people who chose this path affiliate with a particular faith.

There are many advantages that come with studying theology. Students will be able to gain a deeper understanding of religion, its place in the public sphere, and the ways in which it affects behavior, as well as the role that religion has played throughout history. Many students may also find that a course in theology helps them to determine how they fit in with various religious beliefs.

The cost of obtaining a diploma in theology will vary from country to country, school to school, and program to program. It is very important that potential students do their research. Contact the institution you are interested in for financial information before you decide to enroll.

A number of careers can be pursued with a degree in theology. Many students opt to become clergy members, serving as officials and leaders within their chosen faith. Many others may become writers, religious researchers, counselors, policymakers, or even activists.

Start on the path to your diploma today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read less
Related fields of study
arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Other options within this field of study: 
format_list_bulleted Filters
Cornerstone Bible College for Mission Training
Beugen , Netherlands

The two-year program at Cornerstone Bible college also called the Diploma program in Intercultural Studies, prepares missionary candidates for cross-cultural work. Students wh ... +

The two-year program at Cornerstone Bible college also called the Diploma program in Intercultural Studies, prepares missionary candidates for cross-cultural work. Students who finish Cornerstone’s diploma program successfully are prepared for ministries as: pioneer church planting, church nurture, support and aid ministries, ‘tent making’ situations, etc. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
31 Mar 2021
Campus
 
Carey Theological College
Vancouver , Canada

The Certificate and Diploma in Christian Ministry programs are designed to equip people for ministry in a variety of environments, with a particular focus on the local church. ... +

The Certificate and Diploma in Christian Ministry programs are designed to equip people for ministry in a variety of environments, with a particular focus on the local church. They are suitable for those seeking personal growth, spiritual formation, and a more mature understanding of theology. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Online
 
King's College of the Netherlands
The Hague , Netherlands

This program prepares students for a career in business. It critically assesses current strategies, builds on existing theories and challenges students to go beyond the ordina ... +

This program prepares students for a career in business. It critically assesses current strategies, builds on existing theories and challenges students to go beyond the ordinary. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
St John's College
Nottingham , United Kingdom

This three-year part-time course is a thorough grounding in theology, ministry, and mission validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme.

This three-year part-time course is a thorough grounding in theology, ministry, and mission validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme. -
Diploma
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 

TIP! If you represent a school and want to add your programs to our listings, contact us here