What is the Post-Doctoral Certificate?

Post-Doctoral Certificate

The purpose of the Post-Doctoral Certificate is to offer professional development for Professional Doctoral graduates. Each certificate consists of 11 credit hours, 3 seminars in a specific area of specialization (9 hrs) and the Program Overview & Research Writing Workshop (2 hrs). NOBTS ProDoc graduates will be given advanced credit for the 2-hour workshop. Graduates pursuing these certificates will enroll in existing seminars along with current ProDoc students earning their degrees, which enhances the learning environment.

Conditions: Students are not permitted to duplicate courses or transfer credits from their previous Professional Doctoral degree. Post-Doctoral Certificate students will pay the current per hour tuition rate for Professional Doctoral Program as listed in the current Graduate Catalog .



  • A Professional Doctoral degree
  • 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA
  • No ministry position required

Below is what you can do for the specialization.


PDWS8201 Program Overview & Research Writing Workshop

Choose 3 selected seminars from the over 80 seminars offered on a specific topic

with advisement from the Program Director.

Total Required: 11 hours



Doctoral Admissions Counselor
Office Direct Line: 504-282-4455 ext 8273
Email: doctoraladmissions@nobts.edu
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