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Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total
Next Start Date
Mar 22, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Reach the World for Christ with a Graduate Certificate in Global Studies Online from Liberty University

Our 100% online Graduate Certificate in Global Studies provides the necessary training for you to increase your cross-cultural ministry effectiveness, whether you currently serve Christ internationally or you feel called to expand your ministry across cultures. Throughout our global studies graduate courses, you will study the biblical and theological basis for cross-cultural ministry as well as learn the importance of developing a faithful presentation of the Gospel that is relevant to the world’s diverse cultures. Our Graduate Certificate in Global Studies online program will prepare you to share the love of Christ cross-culturally, both at home and abroad. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Graduate Certificate in Global Studies?

As a Liberty University student, you will be taught by top-tier faculty members with real-world ministry experience in their respective disciplines. Our global studies graduate certificate courses are taught by the same faculty members who teach our School of Divinity’s master’s degree courses, so you can trust in the academic quality of your graduate certificate. Also, our graduate certificate program is designed to maximize your time and can be completed in as little as one semester, so you can learn the skills you need and start reaching others for Christ cross-culturally.  

As with all of Liberty’s graduate certificate programs and degrees, the online global studies certificate is built on a solid Christ-centered foundation that will promote your value and trustworthiness as an employee, missionary, or leader.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Graduate Global Studies Certificate Program?

Our global studies graduate certificate online program provides thorough training in the most important aspects of global and intercultural studies including the foundations and history of global studies, techniques for intercultural communication and engagement, and the biblical and theological basis for global involvement.

At Liberty, we care about you as an individual, and our professors are dedicated to mentoring and helping you pursue God’s calling for your life. Partner with us and let us help you become a cross-cultural Champion for Christ.

Required Courses 

  • GLST 500 – Global Studies Survey
  • GLST 605 – History & Theory of Global Engagement
  • GLST 650 – Intercultural Communication
Certificate Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Our Online Global Studies Certificate Program Highlights

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by — and one of the top 10 online schools in America by Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.

  • 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 our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 6 years – and counting.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • As an online student, you have the opportunity to network with leaders and experts in the mission field from across the globe.
  • Discounted divinity tuition rate: $2,750 per semester (for 9–15 credit hours.*)

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

Our Online Global Studies Grad Certificate Program Information

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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
  • Discounted divinity tuition block rate: $2,475 per semester (for 9-15 credit hours*) – only $165/credit at 15 credit hours!
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times.

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

Admission Requirements for Our Graduate Certificate in Global Studies

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*
  • School of Divinity Questionnaire
  • Pastoral 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.

**Please note: You cannot be accepted into this program until Liberty has your official transcripts.