Eastern's School of Christian Ministry (ESCM) program provides a flexible, affordable, and high quality theological education for those who choose not to pursue a graduate theological degree. The ESCM program offers two diploma programs and three certificate programs. Certificates are designed for pastors, ministers, and lay leaders who wish to hone their skills in the areas of leadership or religious studies and teaching. Diplomas are designed for bivocational pastors or those wishing to lead a teaching ministry.


For explanation of Course Types please see the FAQs page.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Hargrave, Program Director of ESCM, at escm@eastern.edu or 484.384.2970.