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Graduate Certificate In Christian Leadership
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Not Applicable
Next Start Date
Oct 22, 2018
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Explore the Biblical Foundations of Leadership with the Online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership

Are you looking to grow in your leadership abilities? Through Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership, you will explore the lives, traits, and disciplines of some of the world’s greatest leaders throughout history. The online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership provides practical training in team building, conflict resolution and the biblical foundations of leadership so that you can effectively lead in today’s culture. This program is ideal for students who want to study biblical leadership techniques while preparing for a graduate degree. 

Why Choose Liberty University’s Online Christian Leadership Certificate Program?

Liberty University’s online Christian Leadership graduate certificate is designed to help you gain a more profound knowledge of the fundamental principles of effective leadership that will make a more significant impact in your current role. You will study under professors who have served as entrepreneurs, missionaries, and pastors and have real-world experiences that translate into practical applications. These practical skills will make you capable of handling many critical leadership roles. As a Christian college, Liberty University teaches these skills from a Christian worldview. You can also use this online graduate certificate as a foundation for a related Master’s Degree program. 

What Will You Learn in the Online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership?

Liberty University’s online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership combines practical leadership training with essential studies of biblical leadership principles. Students will study and learn from the lives of history’s greatest leaders while examining the role of a leader from a biblical and theological perspective. You will also learn essential management and conflict resolution skills that will help you overcome obstacles that arise in both Christian and business organizations.

You may also be interested in taking the next step in your education with the Master of Arts in Religion – Leadership (M.A.R.)

Featured Courses

  • LEAD 510 – Biblical Foundations of Christian Leadership
  • LEAD 520 – The Life of Leaders
  • LEAD 610 – Team Leadership & Conflict Resolution


Program Highlights
Certificate Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Program Highlights for the Online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership

  • By earning your online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • This graduate certificate can be completed in as little as one semester.
  • Students can transfer courses from the online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership into a related Master’s Degree.

Graduate Certificate Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Discounted Divinity Block Rate: $2,475 per semester – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours!*
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

*Credits taken above 15 credit hours are charged at the part-time rate.

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate in Christian Leadership

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Divinity Questionnaire
  • Pastoral Recommender Contact Information
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

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