About the Certificate Program
The Certificate in Youth Ministry, designed for people seeking specialized knowledge and skills, is awarded following successful completion of a two-year educational program. Students gain foundations, principles and skills necessary for comprehensive, creative and effective ministry with young people, ages 10-19, in parish, school and social settings. The program consists of four semesters of study (two weekends per semester). A student may begin at any time in the sequence.
The certificate program is offered for graduate credit (two weekends required for one three-credit course) or as a non-credit course.
How to Apply
Registration and inquiries about the Certificate in Youth Ministry should be addressed by contacting ICSST via e-mail or phone at (973) 761-7491.
The Certificate in Youth Ministry consists of four semesters of study (two weekends per semester). A student may begin at any time in the sequence. Classes meet over the course of a weekend: Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
PTHO 6644 Youth Ministry I
Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth through Justice and Service
Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth through Pastoral Care
PTHO 6645 Youth Ministry II
Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth through Prayer and Worship
Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth through Evangelization and Catechesis
PTHO 6646 Youth Ministry III
Principles of Youth Ministry
Practices of Youth Ministry
PTHO 6647 Youth Ministry IV
Foundations of Ministry Leadership
Skills for Christian Leadership