Receive TEDS graduate credit for the School of Leadership Courses, including: New Staff Training courses, School of Leadership core courses, the Leadership Development Project, and some ministry skills training.
You can receive TEDS graduate credit for the School of Leadership Courses, including: New Staff Training courses, School of Leadership core courses, the Leadership Development Project, and some ministry skills training. This course work may be applied toward the free electives in all programs, or core courses in the MA/TS program. All you need to do is submit the one-page special Visiting Student Application form before you can earn TEDS credit for these courses. You can combine your staff training with ongoing Distance Education classes online. If you are close to any of our extension site locations, ongoing extensions classes can move you even closer to completing a theological degree at TEDS without having to leave your ministry.
Here is a suggested path to MA/TS degree completion:
- Theological Studies (9–12 credit hours required for TEDS) CRU Courses (4 Credits)
- Intro to Christian Theology
- God/Bible/Holy Spirit
- Global and Historical Studies (5–8 credit hours required for TEDS) CRU Courses (2 Credits)
- Christian World View
- Church History Survey
- Electives (12-15 credit hours required for TEDS) CRU Courses (2 Credits)
- Biblical Communication
- Leadership Track
- Biblical Studies (8–12 credit hours required for TEDS) CRU Courses (4 Credits)
- Old Testament Survey
- Bible Study Methods
- New Testament Survey
- Biblical Interpretation
For CRU full-time staff courses taken on TEDS Deerfield campus merit a 50% reduction in the per hour tuition pricing. This applies to full-or part-time students. CRU staff taking classes at one of TEDS Extensions sites will find tuition rates already significantly lower than the Deerfield campus.
Taking staff training courses for TEDS credit is simple, but it requires some important steps:
- Ask for a TEDS course registration form when signing up for Staff Training
- Complete all Institute of Biblical Studies courses
- TEDS updates your transcript
- Apply to a TEDS degree program Apply to TEDS >>
- Start to take additional classes through TEDS flexible study options
TEDS offers some excellent degrees to propel you into ministry.
To learn more about our CRU Partnership contact our Office of Extension and Affiliated Education at 800.588.7705
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