Admission Graduate Divinity Certificate

Why Choose Liberty University’s John W. Rawlings School of Divinity to Pursue an Online Graduate Certificate?

A graduate certificate is a great credential if you want to pursue a career change, seek promotion or new opportunities, or simply increase your expertise and training in a certain area of interest. Many of our graduate certificates take 1-2 semesters to complete, and with our 100% online format, you can study from the comfort of your home. Plus, you can remain an active part of your family, work, and community responsibilities.

Gain the Credentials You Need Faster with an Online Graduate Certificate

9-credit-hour Graduate Certificates

Christian Leadership

Prepares you for leadership positions in the corporate world while focusing on the ethical and moral integration of the Christian worldview

Global Studies

Prepares you for cross-cultural experiences and the differences in culture and worldviews found in other religions


Provides you with a comprehensive understanding of biblical Hebrew by learning syntax and exegetical techniques

12-credit-hour Graduate Certificates

Biblical Studies

Great for anyone who wants to go even deeper in their study of the Bible, doctrine, evangelism, and discipleship

Christian Ministry

Provides an understanding of biblical leadership principles in small group settings and is developed to meet the growing need for specialized training in Christian discipleship


Provides you with a comprehensive understanding of biblical Greek by learning syntax and exegetical techniques

Theological Studies

Prepares you for Christian ministry in the church or parachurch organizations with an in-depth study of Scripture, the character and nature of God, the basic doctrines of Christianity, and how these issues impact the contemporary church

15-credit-hour Graduate Certificates

Bible Exposition

Provides you with the tools needed to more fully understand the Bible’s purpose and meaning through an in-depth study of how to interpret biblical texts, analyze alternative interpretations of various passages, and evaluate major hermeneutical problems related to the study of Scripture

What Are the Benefits of Earning an Online Graduate Certificate from Liberty?

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online divinity certificate from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Unlike many Bible colleges or seminaries, Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)