Diploma of Christian Theology

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Earn Your Diploma of Christian Theology with YTI—Start Where You Are, Go Where You Dream

The YTI Diploma of Christian Theology program delivers a basic, yet thorough, foundation for ministry. The Diploma serves as a comprehensive introduction to the essential areas of biblical knowledge, theological understanding, and hands-on experience in Christian life and leadership. Students from any educational background can thrive in the Diploma of Christian Theology program. YTI invites applicants to grow and deepen their faith through intensive classes, community involvement, and mentorship in ministry. We equip students to serve in their local churches, to take their faith into the world of business, and to share agape love in the far reaches of the globe. Ultimately, this is a preparation of mind, heart, and soul to serve – the development of one’s spiritual life through education and hands-on, practical training.

Change the world through mindfulness, truth, and love. Begin with a Diploma of Christian Theology program and see where God takes you.

Completion of 8 credit hours is required for graduation. View course descriptions below.

Diploma of Christian Theology Courses

4 Classes [8 credit hours]

Biblical Studies

BIB 101

The Biblical Narrative

This course presents an overview of the biblical narrative from Genesis to Revelation, enabling the student to understand the greater connections between the Old Testament and the New Testament and their meaning for the contemporary church. The four unite of the course consist of: Creation and Salvation History, Israel’s Narrative, Jesus, and The Church and the Completion of All Things. (2 credits)



MIN 101

Ministry 101

This course presents an overview of the nature and tasks of ministry. its four units consist of: The Call of the Minister, The Tasks of the Minister, The Nature of Discipleship, Personal Spiritual Formation. (2 credits)


Theological Studies

THEO 201

Thinking Theologically

This course enables the student to “think theologically” about the issues that confront the minister by placing her or his theological and biblical knowledge in dialogue with contemporary cultural issues. The four units of the course consist of: The Anxiety of Modern Culture; Theological Method Overview; Defining the Problems; Finding the Answers. (2 credits)


THEO 202

Basic Christian Doctrine

This course presents the fundamental belief grid that Christians have affirmed since the fourth century which shapes the meaning and ministry of the Christian today. The four units of the course consist of: History of the Creed; Creation, Humankind, and Sin; Christ, Atonement, and Salvation; Spirit, Church, and the Future. (2 credits)


*NOTE: All programs subject to change.

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