Princeton Seminary offers a flexible array of online, hybrid, and live certificates through its Department of Continuing Education. Princeton Seminary certificates are designed to offer scholarly and socially relevant theological education to those seeking something other than a graduate degree.

C:TM + ONLINE | Certificate of Theology and Ministry

Enrich your understanding of the Christian faith in this online theology certificate taught by Princeton Seminary Faculty. The 14-week certificate is designed for ministerial and personal transformation. The courses include Old Testament, New Testament, Theology, and World Christianity. Visit our Website.

C:TM + INSIDE | Certificate of Theology and Ministry

C:TM INSIDE is a Certificate of Theology and Ministry cohort that consists of incarcerated (inside) and community (outside) participants who will learn with and from one another. Visit our Website

Certificate of Youth and Theology

Strengthen your ministry with youth by earning a Certificate in Youth and Theology. You will learn to integrate theology and ministry, incorporate best practices, and build vocational friendships. This 18-month program includes on-campus retreats, attendance at two youth forums, coaching, book studies, case studies, and online courses centered on theological engagement with the practice of youth ministry. Learn more.

Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising

In partnership with Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Princeton Theological Seminary is offering the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF).  A four-day intensive program with a practical application project, the ECRF provides the research, tools and customized training to meet the growing needs of leaders in religious communities and fundraisers of faith-based organizations. The focus of the ECRF is on the cultural, organizational and philanthropic practices unique to religious institutions that in turn enable donors motived by spiritual and religious values to experience the joy of generous giving.  The ECRF training sessions are being offered on campus September 25 – September 28, 2017.  Learn more.


Urban Practitioners Cohort

The Urban Practitioners Cohort is a program of the Urban Ministry Initiatives and is administered by Continuing Education. The goal of the Urban Practitioners Cohort (UPC) is to enhance the preparation of the participants in sustaining effective ministry in an urbanized world. This eight-week pilot includes in-person classes and spiritual direction at Princeton Seminary and at area churches; a six-week online book talk; vocational sponsorship and coaching; and an ending Sabbath retreat. The first pilot cohort will take place from April – June 2018. The Urban Ministry Initiatives is a partnership between Multicultural Relations, Field Education, and Continuing Education. Learn more.