Grad. Certificate in Church Ministry in the Digital Age Elevate Digital Church Expertise


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Are you interested in earning a graduate-level, ministry-focused credential that doesn’t require you to complete a Master of Divinity or a Master of Arts in Religion? Digital marketing may be another interest of yours, and you’d like to combine your 2 passions into 1 standalone credential. If so, Liberty’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in Church Ministry in the Digital Age may be a great fit for you.

In today’s world, digital platforms are gaining more popularity than ever before. Our methods of communicating with other people have been revolutionized, and businesses and companies have taken note — pouring millions into digital advertising campaigns that have significantly influenced buyer behavior and driven sales. Just as businesses use digital platforms to their advantage, so too can churches and ministries — allowing them to reach more people than ever before.

Liberty University’s 100% online graduate certificate in church ministry for the digital age is designed to help equip you with the skills needed to change the world for Christ. Taught by respected theologians, knowledgeable digital marketers, and principled teachers of God’s Word, this certificate program can help take your career in digital ministry to new heights. Partner with us, become an effective digital minister, and evangelize to nations from wherever you are.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As a pioneer in distance education since 1985, Liberty understands what it takes to design a respected online certificate program. Just as our experience has taught us to revolutionize online learning, it has also helped us share the Gospel with thousands of students from around the world. By pursuing your education with us, you can earn a graduate certificate taught by subject-matter experts at a university that is committed to Training Champions for Christ.

This certificate program has been designed with your success in mind. At Liberty, we don’t just teach digital ministry techniques to our students. We train ethical, knowledgeable, and driven professionals whose passion for Christ seamlessly complements their online media skills. Through this 12-credit-hour certificate program, you can gain the knowledge needed to transform your ministry’s online presence.

Our graduate certificate in church ministry for the digital age consists of 4 courses. You can learn to construct a theology of networks for the digital age, encourage spiritual formation, and foster Christian community online. You will also study the fundamentals of ministry in the digital age and how technology can help the church.

This certificate’s courses were carefully created using market research for relevant careers, soft skills that employers look for in their employees, and other industry trends. Our School of Divinity faculty took their findings and wove them into this certificate’s curriculum — ensuring that you can earn a graduate certificate that can help you stand out in applicant pools.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for many divinity courses* all for one convenient fee.

*Electronic textbooks are not provided for courses that fall under departments outside the School of Divinity.

Grad & Postgrad Divinity Block Rate (9-15 credit hours) $2,750
Grad & Postgrad Divinity Part Time (0-8.99 or over 15 credit hours) $395/Credit
Military Grad & Postgrad Divinity Block Rate (9-15 credit hours) $2,475
Military Grad & Postgrad Divinity Part Time (0-8.99 or over 15 credit hours) $275/Credit

These rates also apply to the MA in Pastoral Counseling, which falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences.

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for part-time graduate and postgraduate divinity courses
  • Discounted divinity block rate – $2,475 per semester*
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)**
  • 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)

These benefits also apply to the MA in Pastoral Counseling, which falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences.

*Credits taken below 9 and above 15 credit hours per semester are charged at the part-time rate.

**Not applicable to certificates.