One-year Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

The REACH certificate is awarded to those students who successfully complete the program of 32 hours.

Program Description:

The REACH Certificate (32 credits) is designed to give you a foundation of Biblical understanding and ministry skills. It gives you an introduction to academics and discipleship with the added component of a month long cross-cultural mission experience in partnership with Action Ventures.

In order to complete this program, you must fulfill the following Program Requirements:

  • have completed 32 credit hours in this program with at least 24 hours of study at PRBI;
  • be of approved Christian character;
  • have actively participated in the REACH mission trip;

    • to be able to participate on the REACH mission trip and remain in the REACH program, you must have a minimum GPA of 1.3 (68%) by the end of the first semester.
  • have completed one field education credit;
  • have completed 2 semesters of Practical Work Experience or equivalent;
  • have met all financial obligations to the Institute;

Program Outline

Bible and Theology (14 credit hours):

Applied Studies (10 credit hours):

General Studies (3 credit hours):

Undesignated Electives (5 credit hours)


*1 credit completed on campus, 1 credit completed during mission trip

** All programs are subject to change without notice.


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