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Posted: April 11, 2019

HIU and KidZ at Heart International have joined forces to create an online Certificate of CHILDREN'S MINISTRY LEADERSHIP. This collaboration provides affordable, respected training for children’s ministry practitioners, and creates a pathway for credit toward an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Upon completing 12 units in this SALT program, each student will receive a Certificate of Children's Ministry Leadership from Hope International University. Courses also may be audited (no credits).

Each SALT course typically consists of audio or video lectures with PowerPoint, online discussions, readings, written assignments, and extensive learning resources. Classes are taught via Canvas, the premiere online educational platform and the most state-of-the-art and user-friendly technology on the market. HIU has been at the forefront of online education for more than a decade and is recognized as a leader in innovative online programs that are accessible anytime and anywhere.

Courses are offered online in a streamlined format that is conducive to busy schedules, along with threaded discussions or face-to-face group meetings facilitated by the on-site mentor. A SALT Certificate is earned upon successful completion of 12 units, comprised of four 3-unit coursesUnits earned through SALT can be applied toward a degree program at HIU.