Skip Navigation
 
 

Professional Certification in Catechetics


Professional Certification in Catechetics

Certification is offered through the Division of Religious Education, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with Faith Lived—Faith Shared: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Catechists, Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses would fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Catechist as a Person of Faith (3 credits); Area B: Understanding the Person Being Catechized (2 or 3 credits); Area C: Context and Process of Catechesis (3 or 4 credits); Area D: Message or Content of Catechesis (9 credits).

Certification requirements include:

  • VTTH 203
  • THEOL 202, 301, or 303
  • THEOL 204, 205, 207, 208, or 210
  • THEOL 355
  • THEOL 365
  • THEOL 480 (for those without pastoral experience) or EDUC 208 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience) 
     

Professional Certification in Youth Ministry 

Certification is offered through the Division of Youth and Young Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore, in conformity with Rooted in the Vision: Regulations for the Formation and Certification of Youth Ministers Serving in Parishes, Schools and Other Institutions in the Archdiocese of Baltimore (2001).

Note: These courses fulfill the following areas of growth, according to the guidelines of the Baltimore Archdiocese: Area A: The Youth Minister as Adult Believer (4 credits); Area B: Understanding Adolescents (3 or 4 credits); Area C: Methodology of Youth Ministry (2 or 3 credits); Area D: Message of Youth Ministry (8 credits).

Certification requirements include: 

  • VTTH 203
  • THEOL 202
  • THEOL 353
  • THEOL 356
  • THEOL 365
  • THEOL 480 (for those with pastoral experience) or EDUC 208 or PSYCH 207 (for those with pastoral experience)
 
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road | Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Map & Directions | admissions@msmary.edu | 301-447-6122
Frederick Campus | 5350 Spectrum Drive | Frederick, MD 21703
Map & Directions | inquiry@msmary.edu | 301-682-8315