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Graduate Level Courses

The Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center brings Bethany Theological Seminary classes to south and central Pennsylvania. Students enroll through Bethany's admissions office (1-800-287-8822 or

Fall 2016:

"Introduction to Preaching"

Taught by Dawn Ottoni-Wilhelm at Juniata College

September 23-24, October 14-15, and November 11-12, 2016

Fridays: 2:00-10:00 p.m. Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Enrollment deadline: July 15, 2016

Spring 2017:

“Church of the Brethren Polity and Practice”

Taught by Jim Beckwith at Elizabethtown College

February 17-18, March 24-25, and April 28-29, 2017

            Fridays: 2:00-10:00 p.m. Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Enrollment deadline: Dec 1, 2016

All Classes:

  • 3.0 graduate credits or audit for 3.0 CEUs.
  • Non-Bethany students, including auditors, need to first apply for Occasional Student status. A $50 application fee applies. Contact Amy Gall Ritchie at
  • Cost is $1,440 (3 credits); $480 to audit (or $350 for alums and "those taking required courses in Brethren Studies"), plus $10 CEU documentation fee. 
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