Graduate Certificate In Christian Ministry Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Not Available for this Program
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

Bring Your Church Community Together by Earning an Online Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry

Liberty University’s online Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry is designed to provide advanced training in ministry for current and future pastors, ministry lead­ers in churches, managers in Christian organizations, missionaries, and evangelists. By enrolling in the graduate certificate in Christian Ministry, you will be equipped to make a significant impact for Christ and His kingdom in your community by effectively organizing and managing group ministries in many settings. 

Students in the graduate certificate of ministry are equipped to plan group ministry events, organize the structure and operations of church ministry groups, lead ministry teams, resolve conflicts, and effectively assess and improve a variety of Christian ministries in a local or global setting.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Graduate Certificate in Ministry?

If you are currently serving in ministry or work full-time, you likely have a busy schedule that does not permit you to enroll in courses at a local college in a traditional classroom format. Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your ministry, with your family, and in your community without the need to attend class on a physical campus. Our graduate Christian Ministry courses are taught by ministry professionals with real-world experience. With the useful insights of experienced professors and the flexible online learning format, the online Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry is an excellent path for online ministry training.

What Will You Learn in Our Graduate Certificate Program in Christian Ministry?

Throughout our online graduate certificate program in Christian Ministry, you will be challenged and mentored in your ministry practice and learn the important theological and managerial aspects to lead successful group ministries. The online Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry is designed to equip you to effectively manage any organizational challenges you may face in your ministry role.

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Other Benefits of the Graduate Certificate Program in Christian Ministry

  • By earning your Graduate Certificate program in Christian Ministry from a nonprofit 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. 
  • You can complete our online Graduate Certificate program in Christian Ministry in as little as one semester.

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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 Ministry

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above 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 Recommendation
  • 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.