SWORD (Soul-Winning Outreach Discipleship) A Bible Worker Certification Program
Buster Swoopes, Jr., Program Supervisor - Southwestern Adventist University
Tony Correa, Field Coordinator
A Bible Worker Certification Program that combines college-based classwork with practical training in literature evangelism, outreach, public evangelism, discipleship, and church planning.
Certificates will be awarded to students who complete all course requirements and maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Candidates must submit a Certificate Completion contract to the Records Office. A $25 certificate fee is required at the time the certificate is completed.
Degree Info at a Glance
Certificate Course Requirements
Cost of the Certificate
Option A - for academic credit: regular Southwestern's Tuition rates apply ($10,452; regular financial aid available if in a Southwestern degree program.)
Option B - non-degree seeking, for academic course credit ($10,452; no financial aid available)
Option C - not-for-credit; $4,995 program fee
1) Complete an application for admission into the SWORD program
2) Submit three letters of recommendation from a pastor, church member and non-family
3) Write a two-page essay to Buster Swoopes, Jr., with the following four elements: a) your conversion story, b) current involvement in ministry, c) goals in relation to this program and d) your post-completion plans for ministry.
4) Contact Tony Correa to arrange outreach activity (labs).
Apply at www.swau.edu - Deadline for Fall Semester: March 1 Deadline for Spring Semester November 1