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Western Jurisdiction Course of Study & Licensing School

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Course Of Study

See Our Entire Course Schedule Here

Current/Upcoming Classes (updated 11/20/22) please visit the course of study page to find our entire 2023 selection.

Please see the course of study page for required pre-course work and syllabi.

Winter Zoom Classes – January/February
January 31st – February 23rd
121 Bible I
224 Administration/Polity
322 Theology 3: Medieval to Reformation
421 Bible IV
Registration Deadline – January 4th, 2023
See Course of Study page for full schedule, required pre-course work, and syllabi

Spring Zoom Classes – April/May
April 25th – May 18th
122 Theology I
223 Worship and Sacraments
423 Mission
521 Bible V
Registration Deadline – March 29th, 2023
See Course of Study page for full schedule, required pre-course work, and syllabi

Summer Session #1 Hybrid
Hybrid class are both in person and online please see Course of Study page for dates and schedule
124 Leadership
222 Theology II
324 Preaching
524 Evangelism
Registration Deadline – June 14th, 2023
See Course of Study page for full schedule, required pre-course work, and syllabi

Summer Session #2 Hybrid
Hybrid class are both in person and online please see Course of Study page for dates and schedule
123 Formation
321 Bible III
422 Theology IV
524 Theological Reflection/Ministry
Registration Deadline – June 14th, 2023
See Course of Study page for full schedule, required pre-course work, and syllabi

Fall Zoom Classes
October 3rd – October 26th
221 Bible II
323 Congregational Care
424 Ethics
522 Theology V
Registration Deadline – September 6th, 2023
See Course of Study page for full schedule, required pre-course work, and syllabi

Licensing School

2019 Licensing School Cohort leading worship.

Announcing the 2023 Session of Licensing School!

Save the dates and spread the word! (updated 11/20/22)

The program will run May 1-May 30th, 2023 online only.

We must have 6 registered participants by March 15th in order to offer this program.

Check out our Licensing School page for complete details

If you have questions please email Beth Rambikur at brambikur@gmail.com subject Licensing School


Course of Study and Licensing School have moved!

Our new mailing address is: Western Jurisdiction Course of Study, 1625 Skyhawk Road, Escondido, CA 92029

Course of Study is offering zoom classes during Winter, Spring and Fall with Hybrid classes with an in person component over the summer, make sure you know the travel requirements of your course.

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Rev. Dr. Faith J. Conklin is the Director of COS

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