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RELE - Certificate in Religious Leadership and Social Transformation

Program Title

CERTG: Religious Lead & Social Trnsfm

Program Type


Degree Designation


Program Description

The PREP Certificate in Religious Leadership and Social Transformation builds a theological, analytical, and practical foundation for developing religious leadership skills for social transformation. This certificate is offered through the New Jersey Department of Corrections at select correctional facilities in New Jersey, and is available only for students in those facilities.


Students in the Religious Leadership and Social Transformation Certificate program (RELE) complete 15 credit hours through the following courses:

I. Required Courses (9 credits)

Select one:

  • course - Scripture and Social Transformation , or

  • course - Theology and Social Transformation

Also, complete:

  • course - Social Ethics and Community Advocacy

  • course - Spirituality and Leadership

II. Electives (6 credits)

Elective courses engage content, themes, and issues related to religious leadership and social transformation.