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Certificate in Religious Education

Online or On Campus

The Continuing Education Certificate in Religious Education provides educators with a broad and in-depth exploration of the field. The coursework combines the development of confidence and creativity in working out curricula and gives practice in crafting effective learning processes. Pursuing a Certificate in Religious Education (CRE) provides individuals with a set of multi-disciplinary perspectives and methodologies to enrich their practice while at the same time earning a professional credential from an institution with a long-standing reputation for excellence in education and ministerial formation. This program is offered both on-campus and online.

This program is also offered for graduate credit.

Information Session

Monday, September 16, 2024 7:00 – 8:00 PM Central Time

Certificate Overview

36 Continuing Education Units

master of religious education

Loyola’s Master of Religious Education consists of 36 continuing education units of religious education courses online taken as follows:

  • Core courses (18 CEUs)
  • Focus area courses (9 CEUs)
  • Elective courses (6 CEUs)
  • Capstone course (3 CEUs)

Check out the University Bulletin to view further curriculum information about Loyola's online religious education program. Click here to download a program worksheet.


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Admission Requirements

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