Certificate in Anglican Studies

The Certificate in Anglican Studies is designed to serve the academic and formational requirements of students preparing for Anglican/Episcopal ministry, lay and especially ordained. Duke students can earn their Certificate in Anglican Studies in one, two, or three years in conjunction with the M.Div., M.T.S., or Th.M. degree.

  • Completion of the core course in Anglican Studies, Parish 750A: The Anglican Tradition
  • Completion of Parish 784: The Book of Common Prayer and the Principles of Anglican Worship. At the discretion of the director, an alternative course may be substituted when it is vocationally appropriate
  • Completion of a third course in Anglican Studies, to be approved by the director
  • A minimum of two years of participation in the Anglican Spiritual Formation program
  • Completion of at least one field education placement in an Episcopal/Anglican setting
  • Satisfactory fulfillment of the middler and senior reviews of the student portfolio with the student’s faculty advisor and including the AEHS director or designated staff
  • Completion of the core course in Anglican Studies, Parish 750A: The Anglican Tradition
  • Completion of at least 2 more courses in Anglican Studies, to be approved by the director
  • A minimum of 3 semesters of participation in the Anglican Spiritual Formation program
  • An advisory meeting with the AEHS director, associate director, or designated staff member once per year
  • Completion of three courses in Anglican Studies, to be approved by the director
  • One year of participation in the Anglican Spiritual Formation program
  • An advisory meeting once per semester with the AEHS director, associate director, or designated staff
  • Depending on diocesan requirements, a field education placement in an Episcopal/Anglican setting may also be encouraged

The Anglican Year at Duke

Students with the M.Div. degree can earn the Anglican Certificate in one year through Duke’s Th.M. program, thus fulfilling ordination requirements in many dioceses.