Reasons to Believe

Registration & Tuition

Click on the links below to access the registration instructions.


Audit

Anyone may audit a class for personal enrichment. Audit students are given access to course lectures and notes, as well as to group discussions. There are no prerequisites to audit a course and no written assignments are required. Students can be as involved as much, or as little, as they want. Prospective audit students may also want to check out our on-demand courses.


Tuition

  • For 5 week courses – $100 per course + materials
  • For 8 week courses – $125 per course + materials
  • For 15 week courses – $175 per course + materials


Registration

Please follow these easy steps in order to register for a Reasons Institute course as an audit student.

1.  Pay the tuition fee. You will receive an email confirmation with further instructions within 1–2 working days.

2.  Purchase course materials through our virtual bookstore.

3.  The Friday before the start of the course, we will email each student a username and password. This will enable you to log onto the online learning platform and access course materials (e.g. audio lectures, notes, syllabus).

Note: Audit courses offer no college credit and cannot be upgraded for college credit at a later time.

For more information about how to register for Reasons Institute courses, contact us at (855) REASONS or email learning@reasons.org.

Certificate

Reasons Institute offers a certificate program in science apologetics. This program offers top level training, but without going through a formal degree program.

There is no need to formally enroll in the certificate program. Simply register for these courses by following the steps below. Once you have completed the necessary courses for your certificate, contact us at learning@reasons.org and we will send your certificate in the mail.

Students are expected to complete each certificate level within 3 years of the start of the first class. Certificate courses offer no college credit and cannot be upgraded for college credit at a later time.


Tuition

  • For 5 week courses – $150 per course + materials
  • For 8 week courses – $175 per course + materials
  • For 15 week courses – $225 per course + materials


Registration

Please follow these easy steps in order to register for a Reasons Institute course as a certificate student.

1.  Pay the tuition fee. You will receive an email confirmation with further instructions within 1–2 working days.

2.  Purchase course materials through our virtual bookstore.

3.  The Friday before the start of the course, we will email each student a username and password. This will enable you to log onto the online learning platform and access course materials (e.g. audio lectures, notes, syllabus).

Note: Certificate courses offer no college credit and cannot be upgraded for college credit at a later time.

For more information about how to register for Reasons Institute courses, contact us at (855) REASONS or email learning@reasons.org.

Northern California Bible College

Please follow these steps in order to receive college credit for a Reasons Institute course through Northern California Bible College (NCBC).

  1. Download and fill out an application for admission.

  2. Submit completed application to:

    • Fax: (626) 852-0178 (Attn: Reasons Institute)

    • Mail: Reasons Institute, 818 S Oak Park Rd, Covina CA 91724

  3. Purchase course textbooks.

We will send you a username and password on the Friday before the start of the course. This will enable you to log onto the online learning platform and access course materials (e.g. audio lectures, notes, syllabus).

For more information, contact David Sell, Dean of Students, at (925) 846-6557 or visit NCBC's website.

Hope International University

Please follow these steps in order to receive graduate credit for a Reasons Institute course through Hope International University.

  1. Request and submit a completed Non-Degree Application (no application fees apply) to the university. Contact Butch Ellis, Director of Christian Church Admissions at HIU at (800) 762-1294 or bellis@hiu.edu.

  2. Purchase course textbooks through RTB's web store or through Hope International University.

We will send you a username and password on the Friday before the start of the course. This will enable you to log onto the online learning platform and access course materials (e.g. audio lectures, notes, syllabus).

Students interested in pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Apologetics need to complete an application. Contact the Director of Christian Church Admissions, Butch Ellis, for information about credit and tuition. This short video will introduce you to this exciting opportunity.

Biola University

Please follow these steps in order to receive graduate credit for a Reasons Institute course through Biola University.

  1. Contact Dr. John Bloom, the director of the M.A. in Science and Religion program at (562) 906-4570 or scienceandreligion@biola.edu for information about the program and how to receive an application for admission.

  2. Purchase course textbooks through RTB's web store or through Biola University.

We will send you a username and password on the Friday before the start of the course. This will enable you to log onto the online learning platform and access course materials (e.g. audio lectures, notes, syllabus).