Through our partnership with the University of Dayton (UD), two of the four Basic Certification courses may be completed online. These equivalencies may be subject to change each year.

Registration: Go to University of Dayton website:, create a profile and register for course.

Check University of Dayton class schedule by going here:

Please Note: Each class you take can only offset one requirement, unless otherwise approved by Emmaus Institute Office

Cost: $50 for each course

Credit: Upon completion of UD course(s), your certificate of completion will be sent to our office, equivalent credit will be posted in your file on the Emmaus Institute Student Portal (, and certificate will be mailed to you. This may take 6-8 weeks after completion of the course.

R210A Spiritual Formation
Take one of the following:

  • Introduction to Prayer
  • Marianist Studies Community
  • Marianist Studies Prayer

R210B Theological Formation
Take one of the following:

  • Catholic Beliefs
  • Images of Jesus
  • Sacraments

R210C Pastoral Formation
No equivalency, take from Emmaus Institute

No equivalency, take from Emmaus Institute

Re-Certification UD Equivalencies click here

Master Catechist Certification UD Equivalencies click here