Graduate Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Dr. Gregory Popcak
Would you like to:
- Help young people have a more meaningful, dynamic, and authentic relationship with their Catholic faith?
- Empower teens and young adults to apply their faith to the emotional, relational, and spiritual challenges they face?
- Be a more effective youth/young adult minister or pursue a career in youth/young adult or campus ministry?
If so, the Holy Apostles College & Seminary Graduate Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry can help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to make a difference in the lives of tends and young adults. This fully online, 15 credit certificate program will enable you to:
- Understand the unique challenges today’s teens and young adults face.
- Develop the pastoral counseling/coaching skills you need to support teens and young adults apply their faith to common personal and spiritual struggles.
- Feel confident responding to the questions teens and young adults have about faith, life, and relationships.
- Develop programs that can help provide a faithful community of support for adolescents and young adults.
- Enter the MA in Pastoral Studies/Youth & Young Adult Ministry program with advanced standing.
Course of Study
- PAS 683 Pastoral Counseling I: Spiritual Helping and Accompaniment
- PAS 607 Contemporary Youth Culture
- APO 512 Apologetics
- PAS 785 Pastoral Issues Concerning Human Sexuality
- PAS 631 Theology of Social Media
Coursework plan may be found HERE.
- Please follow the Admissions Requirements for the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies found HERE.