Spiritual Formation

Students may earn a Graduate Ministry Certificate by completing twelve (12) units of graduate electives within the Ministry Department. Hope International University will issue the Graduate Ministry Certificate. If students complete six (6) or more of their Certificate units within one of Hope’s ministry institutes, then the names of both Hope International University and the institute will appear on the Certificate. This Certificate is for those who wish to grow in their own personal and spiritual development or develop a spiritual formation ministry.

To receive this Certificate, you must successfully complete four of the following courses:

  • Developing Spiritual Disciplines                                           
  • Balancing Ministry & Personal Life                                       
  • Reading for Spiritual Formation                             
  • Managing Stress & Burnout                                                  
  • The Spiritual Journey (Henry Nowen)                                  
  • Handling Personal Temptation                               
  • Leading Communal Spiritual Practices