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Certificates

Biblical training focused on practical ministry and personal development

Certificate in Church Leadership

This program is ideal for people who are already working in ministry but desire additional formal biblical training. The courses required for this program provide solid biblical and ministry training while also providing some flexibility regarding ministry focus.

Certificate in Christian Leadership

This program of study equips students to learn and apply sound Biblical leadership training such as values, vision, planning, motivation, and organizational development to embrace, understand, and live as an effective ministry leader. All of the courses within this program may also count toward one of the bachelor’s degree programs at GCD.

Certificate in Intercultural Studies

This program is designed to prepare students to engage in missions work in a cross-cultural or global setting. All of the courses within this program may also count toward one of the bachelor’s degree programs at GCD. In addition to the 30 credit hours of academic studies, students are required to fulfill the Leadership in Action requirement.

Certificate in Worship Ministry

Worship Ministry students are required to participate in local-church worship-team practices and church services at designated times each week of the semester. Distance education and online students will complete this worship-team requirement at a local church within each of their own communities.

Take Your Next Step

Flexible, Low-Cost Learning

Complete a degree without going into debt

69% of GCD students receive financial aid or scholarships, and the GI Bill is accepted. Our generous transfer credit policy helps students move quickly toward their degree. All of GCD’s certificates and degrees can be completed online.