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In-class at Heritage
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Serve in Canada
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TWO Program Options

These certificates will focus on personal and spiritual formation within a team environment. Students train and prepare to serve and to learn in a cross-cultural context. Students joining one of these unique one year missions-focused programs will experience God, missions, and change while serving together.

Bible Intensive Missions, with an emphasis on Bible knowledge.

For students looking for a missions focused travel component, while benefiting from a greater focus on academic learning. All courses transfer in as the first year of a degree at Heritage.

  • 2 semesters in-class at Heritage.
  • 12 credit courses.
  • This is one of the traditional paths to a degree at Heritage.
Service Intensive Missions, with an emphasis on service. new callout icon

Combines the benefits of classroom time with that of practical experiences and an emphasis on learning in the field. Each course will transfer into a degree at Heritage.

  • 1 semester in-class at Heritage.
  • 1 semester at Muskoka Bible Centre.
  • 6 credit courses.
Timeline Comparison
Bible Intensive
In-class at Heritage (6 courses) Serve in Canada
In-class at Heritage (6 courses) Team building
Serve Overseas
First Semester
Second Semester
Missions Trip
Service Intensive
Serve in Canada In-class at Heritage (4 courses)
Team building Practical at MBC (2 courses)
Serve Overseas

NOTE: The Service Intensive class will be split into two cohorts. One will be on campus at Heritage for first semester, while the other is up at MBC. Then they will switch (all logistics covered by Heritage) locations for second semester.

Ontario Student Assistance Program

Ontario Student Assistance Program
OSAP Approved Program? Bible Intensive Yes Service Intensive No
Earn an Extra $3,000 for either program! Students have the option to work the summer at MBC Jun-Labour Day.

Text books fees are extra and vary from year to year depending on costs of books.