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Status: The course is open to LAY people and RELIGIOUS men /women. INTAKE: Regular Program; August Modules; January & September ICAPAMI also offers opportunity for those who wish to audit some few courses or workshops in a given semester.
a) Academic Qualification Requirements for Degree An applicant must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements for admission to a bachelors program: i) Be a holder of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum aggregate of C+ or its equivalent from other countries. Or ii) Be a holder of a diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the university senate.
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Bachelor’s Degree: Three and Half years or seven semesters (Offered only onsite). Diploma: Two years or four semesters (Onsite and Online). Certificate: One year or two semesters (Onsite and Online) Module Certificate: Ten weeks (Online only).
A Bachelor of Theology in Catechetics and Pastoral Ministry in Kenya can lead to several career paths in the field of religious education and pastoral care. Some of the common career paths for graduates of this program are:
  • Religious Educator: Graduates can work as religious educators in schools, parishes, or religious organizations, where they can teach religious education classes and help students understand and appreciate their faith.

  • Pastoral Minister: Graduates can work as pastoral ministers in churches, providing spiritual guidance and support to members of the congregation.

  • Youth Minister: Graduates can work as youth ministers, helping to develop and implement programs for young people that promote faith development, community building, and service.

  • Chaplain: Graduates can work as chaplains in hospitals, prisons, or military institutions, providing spiritual support and care to patients, inmates, or service members.

  • Missionary: Graduates can work as missionaries, spreading the gospel and serving in communities around the world.

  • Catechist: Graduates can work as catechists, leading catechetical programs and preparing individuals for the sacraments.

  • Theology Teacher: Graduates can work as theology teachers in secondary schools or colleges, teaching courses on religious studies and theology.

  • Social Worker: Graduates can also work as social workers in faith-based organizations, helping to address social issues and providing support to those in need.

The specific career path a person takes will depend on their interests, skills, and experience, as well as the needs and opportunities available in their local community.