Liberty University Graduate Global Studies Certificate Empower Your Global Vision


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Our 100% online Graduate Certificate in Global Studies can help provide crucial training for you to increase your cross-cultural effectiveness. Whether you currently serve internationally or you feel called to work across cultures and borders, our global studies certificate can help take your career to the next level. Throughout our global studies graduate courses, you can gain skills needed to effectively communicate with the world’s diverse cultures. 

Learn more about what makes various countries unique and what links them together. Our Graduate Certificate in Global Studies online program can help prepare you by developing your knowledge of how to communicate cross-culturally, both at home and abroad.

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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

Liberty University is dedicated to providing a quality, world-class education so that you can be confident as you prepare to interact with different cultures and societies. As a global studies certificate student at Liberty, you can expect an enriching program with classes that challenge and engage you. Having a deeper understanding of world studies is integral to reaching and engaging others effectively.

We understand you have a busy schedule. That’s why our courses are 100% online with no set login times. Additionally, our program can be completed in as little as 1 or 2 semesters. That way you can jump-start or continue your career in cultural engagement without sacrificing time with your family, church, and community.

At Liberty, your professors have years of experience and are excited to partner with you as you seek to help others in your local community and around the world. With a dedication to your spiritual and academic success, your professors can help prepare you for a career of meaningful outreach and engagement with others.

Our global studies graduate certificate online program provides thorough training in the most important aspects of global and intercultural studies. You will study the foundations and history of global studies, techniques for intercultural communication and engagement, and the biblical and theological basis for global involvement. You can gain an understanding of global issues and initiate solutions that foster unity and growth between cultures and communities.

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.

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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.