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The Micah Certificate

A Micah Certificate in Global Studies can be obtained in conjunction with any three or four-year degree at King’s by focusing electives in related courses. The Micah Certificate offers education and experience towards preparing students for work in the area of justice and international development as well as other careers related to Christian ministry or justice issues.

Students who want to receive this certificate as well as a degree must satisfy the certificate requirements and complete at least nine additional credits beyond the degree requirements. The program consists of 18 credits.

Nine credits:

  • BUSI 343: Managing Non-Profit Organizations
  • BUSI: Opportunities and Issues in Globalization
  • ECON 325: The Economics of Development
  • POLI 380: World Politics
  • SOCI 360: Social Inequality in a Global Age
  • SOCI 361: Sociology of Development
  • SOCI 433: Theories of Social Justice
  • SSCI 300: Field Course in International Development
  • SSCI 302/303: International Development Internship
  • THEO 371: Theology of Christian Mission


Three credits:
SSCI 302 or 303 (Internship in International Development) or another King’s internship course approved by the Director of The Micah Centre.

Three credits: Independent Studies
Three credits: Theo 374  – Micah’s Challenge

Note: Students transferring from other institutions must complete at least nine credits at The Kings University to be eligible for this certificate