In addition to a master's degree, the Institute also offers professional certification in each of the three tracks—Professional Practice (ESPP); Solidarity and Sustainability in a Global Context (SSGC); and Pastoral Care (ASPC). Each certificate requires completion of five courses, including the capstone course, Discernment and Integration.

Specifically, the certificate requirements are:

Professional Practice (ESPP)
• Ethics in Ministry/Religion, Ethics and Professional Practice
• One course at the intersection of scripture and social justice (Liberating Bible; Confronting the Powers: A New Testament Ethics; Power, Politics and Empire in the New Testament; or The Bible and Economic Justice)
• One course that engages the Ignatian tradition (Spiritual Exercises in the 21st Century or Spirituality and Transformation)
• One course that engages comparative or global spirituality, theology or ethics (Comparative Spirituality, Comparative Theology; Globalization, Religion and Human Rights; Global Justice; Principles of Global Peacemaking; Introduction to Buddhist Spirituality; Sufism; or African Religions and Spirituality)
• Discernment and Integration

Solidarity and Sustainability in a Global Context (SSGC)
• Ethics in a Time of Planetary Crisis or one topical course in social/environmental ethics of the following (Theology, Politics and the Ethics of Food; Globalization, Religion and Human Rights; Theology and Migration; Global Justice; Principles of Global Peacemaking; Religion and Economics in Comparative Perspective)
• One course at the intersection of scripture and social/environmental justice (Confronting the Powers: A New Testament Ethics; Liberating Bible; Power, Politics and Empire in the New Testament; or The Bible and the Environment; The Bible and Economic Justice)
• One course that engages the Ignatian tradition (Spiritual Exercises in the 21st Century or Spirituality and Transformation)
• One course in comparative theology or spirituality (Comparative Theology or Comparative Spirituality), or one course in world spiritual traditions (Introduction to Buddhist Spirituality; Sufism; African Religions and Spirituality; Western and Eastern Christian Liturgical Spiritualities in Dialogue)
• Discernment and Integration

Pastoral Care (ASPC)
• Ethics in Ministry/Religion, Ethics, and Professional Practice
• Three courses, responding to the student’s pastoral context and needs, determined by the director, the track coordinator and the student upon acceptance into the program
 Discernment and Integration