Washington Baptist


             Theological Seminary

School of Certification

The Certification Program is for laypersons of demonstrated ability, and endeavors to enhance their effectiveness by means of a curriculum, which integrates their experiences of lay ministry with the academic resources of the Seminary. The Certification Programs then provide professional certification in the areas of Catechists, Deacons, Deaconess, Trustees and Leadership Training.

The Certification Program for Deacons, Deaconesses and Trustees must be completed during the academic year. The program requires regular attendance at Saturday class sessions. The students are required to attend to all sessions. 

School of Certification Administrative Staff

Rev. Dr. Randolph Fitzgerald

Rev. Dr. Willie T. Lawson

Assistant Dean
Mrs. Joan Hill

Administrative Assistant
Ms. Gwendolyn V. Banks