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Take Your First Steps Toward Influencing the World with a Graduate Certificate in Global Studies Online

Our 100% online Graduate Certificate in Global Studies is suited for individuals serving in cross-cultural ministry or those who are interested in branching out into this field of ministry. Courses provide training in the biblical and theological basis for cross-cultural ministry. Emphasis is placed on developing a faithful presentation of the Gospel that is relevant to the world’s diverse cultures. Our Graduate Certificate in Global Studies online program is well suited for cross-cultural ministry, pastors, and church planters.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Graduate Certificate in Global Studies?

Liberty University students benefit from a top-tier faculty who have proven ministry and professional records of accomplishment and expertise in their respective disciplines. Liberty’s Global Studies graduate certificate is comprised of coursework that is featured in many School of Divinity Master’s degree programs and taught by the same faculty, so you know that your graduate certificate program will be a valuable and industry-recognized credential. Additionally, our graduate certificate programs can be completed in as little as one semester, making it one of the fastest ways to learn new skills and achieve your career goals!

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What Will You Learn in the Online Graduate Global Studies Certificate?

The Global Studies Certificate provides a thorough foundation 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.

Required Courses 

  • GLST 500 – Global Studies Survey
  • GLST 620 – History of Global Christianity
  • GLST 650 – Intercultural Communication & Engagement
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Highlights of Our Online Global Studies Certificate

  • By earning your Graduate Certificate in Global Studies online 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 the 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. 
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders and experts in the mission field from across the globe.

Similar Online Programs

You can review our other Graduate Certificate programs, or look at our MA in Global Studies or Master of Divinity in Global Studies.

Global Studies Certificate Program Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 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 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; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • 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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