Curriculum for the Ministering Servant Certificate Program

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Ministering Servant Certificate Program – Track A*

Total credits required: 18 

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • COMS 1101 – Public Speaking (1 cr.)
  • EDUC 1233 – Foundations of a Home-Centered Spiritual Culture (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 1101 – Principles and Practice of Servant Leadership (3 cr.)
  • MINS 1110 – Homiletics 1 (1 cr.)
  • PSYS 1201 – Spiritual Psychology 1 (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1080 – Understanding the Teachings of the Ascended Masters (3 cr.)

Electives (6 credits; must include at least one SOCW course)

  • EDUC 1380 – Outreach Principles and Techniques in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 1105 – Practical Leadership Skills 1 (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 2105 – Practical Leadership Skills 2 (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 2150 – Leadership Practicum (3 cr.)
  • POLI 1101 – Spiritual Principles of Government (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1085 – Survey of The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • RELS 1180 – The Science of the Spoken Word (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2603 – Basics of Senior Care (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2605 – End-of-Life Care in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)

To see a description of theses courses, visit the Course Catalog.

Ministering Servant Certificate Program – Track B*

Total credits required: 18

Required Courses (16 credits)

  • COMS 1101 – Public Speaking (1 cr.)
  • EDUC 1233 – Foundations of a Home-Centered Spiritual Culture (1 cr.)
  • EDUC 1380 – Outreach Principles and Techniques in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • LEAD 1101 – Principles and Practice of Servant Leadership (3 cr.)
  • MINS 1110 – Homiletics 1 (1 cr.)
  • MINS 1650 – Intensive: Pastoral Assistance (1 cr.)**
  • PSYS 1201 – Spiritual Psychology 1 (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1080 – Understanding the Teachings of the Ascended Masters (3 cr.)
  • RELS 1085 – Survey of The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)
  • RELS 1180 – The Science of the Spoken Word (1 cr.)

Electives (2 credits; must include at least one SOCW course)

  • LEAD 1105 – Practical Leadership Skills 1 (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2603 – Basics of Senior Care (1 cr.)
  • SOCW 2605 – End-of-Life Care in The Summit Lighthouse (1 cr.)

To see a description of theses courses, visit the Course Catalog.

Additional Requirements (no credit)

  • Minimally one semester of mentoring by an ordained minister of C.U.T.
  • Minimally five professional counseling sessions by a licensed psychological counselor/therapist (may deduct sessions taken in the past 3 years)

*See the Course Description page for when specific courses will be offered.  Course numberings, titles and availability are subject to change without prior notice.

**MINS 1650 – Intensive: Pastoral Assistance is a required 3-4 day intensive for Track B students who have completed 12 credits or will complete 12 credits at the conclusion of the semester when the intensive will be held. Intensives are held once a year in the Fall Semester. Locations and dates for intensives will be announced. Travel, housing and meals for intensives vary and are the responsibility of the student.

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