2019-2020 University Catalog

Seminary Certificate Programs

Students who are seeking significant exposure to graduate level theological education can earn a 1-Year Bible Foundation 13 credit certificate or the 2-Year Seminary 23 credit certificate. These credits can be applied toward an MA or MDIV program should the certificate student choose to pursue further education.


  1. Must possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 32 semester hours of general studies from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or holds membership in the Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada or its equivalent.
  2. Must hold a minimum 2.5 undergraduate grade point average (4.0 scale).
  3. See the Admission & Financial Information section of the catalog for information about other admission requirements.
  4. Must believe and affirm the essential doctrines of the Christian faith.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete all general graduation requirements as listed earlier in this section.
  2. Complete required program credits with at least 13 credits earned at Multnomah Biblical Seminary.
  3. Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale).
  4. Normally complete the program within a four-year period from the date of matriculation.
  5. Affirms the essential doctrines of the Christian faith.