Single Graduate Courses for Visiting Students

Engaging your faith in transformative ways.


Taking a single graduate course at Northeastern Seminary can enliven your professional career, deepen your personal spiritual journey, and enhance your ministry. Step into a 5 or 15-week course onsite or online and explore a new area of biblical study, ministry skills development, professional application, and faith formation. 

Featured Course Videos for Spring


Featured Course Descriptions for Spring

Exploring Personal and Spiritual Faith Development

Helpful for small group leaders, life coaches, campus pastors, chaplains, spiritual directors

  • Feature Course Video with Dr. Rebecca S. Letterman
  • Create a customized approach to faith development
  • Match life stages with transformative opportunities
  • Identify concrete ways to support growth
  • Online, 2 Credits, 1/8/18-2/17/18

Foundations of Christian Social Ethics

Great for those working in human and social services, global or local missions, campus ministers, diversity advocates, business leaders

  • See how power, violence and culture infiltrate government, war, poverty, sexism and racism
  • Gain ministry tools steeped in a global, Christian theology to address these social issues and public policy
  • Apply understanding in service to churches, communities, businesses, and larger societ
  • 3 Credits, Mondays, 4/9/18– 5/7/18, 7:35 - 10 p.m.

Pastoral Formation

For those considering expanded roles in ministry, new pastors, campus ministers, chaplains, community leaders

  • Glean insights for ministry around prayer, Scripture reading, and spiritual direction
  • Develop a habit of scripture memorization and replenishing retreats
  • Explore the pastoral identity for discernment and development
  • 3 Credits, Mondays, 1/8/18 – 5/7/18, 6 – 7:15 p.m.

The Life and Writings of the Prophet Jeremiah

Great for college and high school parachurch ministers, outreach pastors, counselling pastors, hospice caregivers, health care professionals

  • Come away with timeless truths and uncanny societal parallels
  • Understand, teach and preach messages from one of the greatest OT prophets
  • Develop outlines and notes for up to 10 lessons/sermons
  • 2 Credits, Mondays, 1/8/18 – 2/12/18, 7:35 - 10 p.m.

Suffering, Pain and Evil: A Theological Response

Relevant for health care professionals, hospice caregivers, counselors, college and high school parachurch ministers, outreach pastors

  • Be ready for the hard questions: Why does God allow horrible events to happen? Where is God when we suffer? What do we do with the pain and evil we see around us?
  • Formulate ways of facing these questions and helping others in their response—guided by the biblical text and the rich history of how the church grappled with these same question
  • 2 Credits, Mondays, 1/8/18 – 2/12/18, 7:35 - 10 p.m.


For anyone desiring deeper biblical understanding, Bible study leaders, family or marriage ministry leaders, discipleship ministers

  • Take a deep dive into the context and content of this Prison Epistle for a fresh translation of the message for the church today
  • Enrich your teaching and preaching on grace, reconciliation, marriage, and family with N.T. Wright scholar
  • 2 Credits, Mondays, 4/9/18 – 5/7/18, 7:35 - 10 p.m.

Are You A Visiting Student? Find out here.

Next Steps-

1) Check Dates & Times on Course Schedule


2) Register For Course as a Visiting Student


3) Send Completed Forms to Northeastern Seminary

2017-18 Tuition:

  • Credit: $518 per credit
  • Audit: $150 per course

Contact us about a special 50 percent off tuition rate for spring semester visiting students. Northeastern Seminary alumni receive a $100 scholarship toward any for-credit or audited course.


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Admissions Liaison and Retention Coordinator

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Admissions Assistant and Front End Specialist

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