Certificate and Diploma Programs

Core Certificate Program

NYSB’s 3-year Core Certificate program is a foundational curriculum of 24 courses that provides a systematic and progressive plan of study. New students are encouraged to register for the Preliminary Certificate courses. This 3-year certificate curriculum provides courses in Bible study...more

Worldview Apologetics

The Worldview Apologetics Certificate program is a 2-year, 8-course program designed to help the student understand and assimilate the basic tenets of Christianity and the application thereof and then to be able to communicate biblical truth to a world that attacks and attempts to debunk God and...more

Institute for Biblical Leadership

These certificate programs are on hiatus while the instructor is working on his doctorate. ...more

Christian Education Certificates

The Christian Education Certificate programs are designed to prepare workers and leaders in Christian Education in the local church. This program has two tracks: the Children’s Ministry and Youth Ministry tracks. Both tracks will equip and encourage anyone currently serving in these ministries...more

Church History

Church History Certificate ...more

Bible Intensives

This certificate program is not currently available. ...more

Understanding Christian Missions and Islam

This certificate program is not currently available. ...more

Church Leadership Diploma

NYSB recognizes how important effective leaders are to effective church ministry. Therefore, we are introducing this 4-course diploma program in Church Leadership. ...more

Expository Teaching and Preaching Diploma

This 4-course program is designed to help the teacher or preacher of the Word of God understand the meaning of Christian exposition and to develop exegetical and organizational skills. The various components of a lesson or sermon will be defined, discussed, and illustrated. Techniques of...more

Biblical Languages

NYSB has taught Hebrew and Greek grammar since 1982 and 1973, respectively. Students now can earn a certificate in both Biblical languages. The Old Testament Hebrew Certificate will require 10 courses: 2 foundational courses, 4 grammar courses, and 4 reading courses. The New Testament Greek...more

Bible Certificates

Have you ever wished you could spend some concentrated time studying the Bible? And in wanting to, did not have a good plan for such a lofty goal? Here is your opportunity to participate in a plan to fulfill that dream. This program will allow the student to devote as much time as desired to...more