Degree Plans Offered

All Degree plans assume participation in each session (Fall, Spring and Summer) when estimating completion time. 10 hours of credit are earned each session.

A student with (or planning to graduate with) an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college has two degree options to pursue at Woodlands Seminary: 

Advanced Certificate of Pastoral Leadership

  • 90 credit hours completed at Woodlands Seminary, in conjunction with a completed Associate’s degree.
  • Time Commitment:
    • Year 1: Full Work Day: Wednesday, Sunday. Half Day: Friday
    • Year 2: Full Work Day: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday. Half-Day: Saturday
    • Year 3: Full Work Day: Tuesday – Sunday 

Certificate of Pastoral Leadership

  • 60 credit hours completed at Woodlands Seminary, in conjunction with a completed Associate’s degree.
  • Time Commitment:
    • Year 1: Full Work Day: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday. Half Day: Saturday
    • Year 2: Full Work Day: Tuesday-Sunday 

A student with (or planning to graduate with) a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university has two degree options to pursue at Woodlands Seminary:

Advanced Certificate of Pastoral Leadership

  • 60 credit hours completed at Woodlands Seminary, in conjunction with a completed Bachelor’s degree.
  • Time Commitment:
    • Year 1: Full Work Day: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday. Half Day: Saturday
    • Year 2: Full Work Day: Tuesday-Sunday

Certificate of Pastoral Leadership

  • 30 credit hours completed at Woodlands Seminary, in conjunction with a completed Bachelor’s degree.
  • Time Commitment:
    • Year 1: Full Work Day: Tuesday – Sunday 

All students that earn a certificate from Woodlands Seminary have the opportunity to apply for ordination at the completion of each respective program.