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Explore the deep, faith-building benefits of completing one of our Certificate Programs. 


Each of our practical certificates serves as a building block as you progress towards larger goals, like one of our Degree or Diploma programs as you advance in your ministry.  


Would you like help navigating your goals?  Which program is right for you?  

Reach out to us via email  or call (262) 644-5504 to speak with a staff member about meeting your ministry and spiritual goals with the Berean Bible Institute. 

Certificate of Dispensational Studies (Cert. DS)

This 10 credit hour program is designed to establish the student in a dispensational understanding of Scripture with a special emphasis on the truths of the dispensation of the grace of God as revealed to and through the Apostle Paul. This program will provide a solid foundation for the student desiring to have a stronger grasp on the teachings of grace.

Having a well-grounded understanding of God through His Word is essential to the Christian life.  Therefore, we recommend this program for: 

  • All Believers

This certificate particularly serves well:

  • New Christians
  • Sunday School Teachers
  • Pastors
  • Elders/Deacons (Local Church Leadership)
  • Missionaries

A total of 10 credit hours are required to earn this certificate. 

Required courses:

  • 101 Dispensational Survey (2 credit hours)
  • 105 Basic Bible Doctrines I (2 credit hours)
  • 106 Basic Bible Doctrines II (2 credit hours)
  • 204 Bible Exposition IV (4 credit hours)

All required courses can be taken via any combination of the following delivery formats:

  • On Campus Courses (schedule varies)
  • Instructor-Led, Virtual Courses (schedule varies)
  • Self-Directed Courses (start at any time)

While the most motivated students can complete 10 credit hours of study within 1 semester (4 months), students have the flexibility to work at a pace that works with the needs and demands of their life and ministry.  Call BBI today to discuss how we can support you personally in your training goals.  

Students, paying at the full tuition rate, will be charged for 10 credit hours at $100 per credit hour for a total of $100.  Textbooks, course materials and fees are additional expenses. 

See our financial information page for further details on our generous discounts and all applicable scholarship opportunities.

Are you ready for success?


"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service." Romans 12:1


"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." 2 Timothy 2:15


"Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus." Philippians 3:13-14