Certificate in Anglican Studies

The Certificate in Anglican Studies is designed for those pursuing ordination in the Anglican Church.  A joint venture between The Diocese of Christ Our Hope and the Diocese of the Carolinas, this program is comprised of four graduate-level courses that cover canonical areas of learning and equip participants for a lifetime of ministry in the Anglican Church. For those who need it, seminary credit may be given through our partnership with Gordon-Conwell.


Courses should be taken in order as they build on each other.  However, each course, once it is launched, is offered three times a year (spring, summer, fall).

  1. Introduction to Anglicanism
  2. Anglican History & Theology I: Foundations
  3. Anglican History & Theology II: Development of the Tradition
  4. Worship in the Prayer Book Tradition


  • $3,600 for the dually enrolled student with Gordon-Conwell ($900 per course)
  • $1,400 for the student not seeking accredited education ($350 per course)


Courses will be be offered as a hybrid of online lectures, video-conference discussions with a cohort and an academic tutor, reading, and assignments.

If you would like to learn more, please contact Randy Forrester (RForrester@RidleyInstitute.com or 843.284.4320) or Art Going (AGoing@ADHope.org or 615.585.1114).