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Certificate in Children and Family Ministry

Reach and support children and their families for Christ

You can learn to communicate biblical truth to children and families when you earn an undergraduate certificate in Children and Family Ministry from Moody. You’ll practice serving with compassion and skill in any context. Whether you study in-person on the Chicago campus or online wherever you are, learn to articulate a biblical theology and disciple and mentor children and families in all stages of life.

See also: Associate in Children and Family Ministry Bachelor’s in Children and Family Ministry

Meet Your Professors

Study with professors who care about you, challenge you, and invest in your growth. Graduate prepared to share the gospel anywhere God takes you.


Elizabeth Smith prepares you to reach children and families for Christ.

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Your Classes

Become an expert in ministering to children and families with these informative courses:

  • Studying and Teaching the Bible
  • Applied Human Dev I (online only) OR Human Dev (Chicago campus)
  • Foundations for CFM
  • Special needs CFM
  • Teaching and Ministry Skills for CFM
  • Issues and Counseling for Youth
  • Parenting and Family Programming (online only)

To download the current program plan, click here:

Program Plan (Chicago) Program Plan (Online)


Your Career Opportunities

After you complete this program, you’ll be fully trained to serve in:

  • Churches
  • Ministries with inner-city kids
  • Orphanages
  • Counseling centers
  • Daycare facilities

Financial Aid

A Moody education is easier than ever to afford at $380 per credit hour (price subject to change per academic year). Scholarships, payment plans, veterans benefits, and private loans help you even more by defraying the cost of tuition and spreading out your financial obligations over time.

Tuition & Fees