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Undergraduate Programs

Biblical training focused on practical ministry and personal development

Christian Counseling Program

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling

This program is designed for non-clinical biblical counseling in a church context. It does not provide licensure or counseling certifications. The B.A.C.C. program does provide a foundation for students who desire to pursue a master’s degree in counseling or other related fields.

Christian Leadership Programs

Bachelor of Arts 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.

Associate of Arts 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.

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.

Divinity Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Divinity

The B.A. Divinity degree is suited to the student who desires extensive training for the purpose of leadership in the local church. Courses have been aligned in three specific disciplines: Biblical Studies, Theology, and Practical Ministry. In addition to the 120 credit hours of academic studies, students are required to fulfill the Leadership in Action requirement.

Associate of Arts in Divinity

The two-year A.A. Divinity program is suited for the student who desires additional training for the purpose of serving in the local church. This program offers a wide range of courses relevant to leadership and educational ministries. 

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.

theEXPERIENCE College Internship

This internship accompanies any Undergraduate program to provide world-class leadership training from one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing churches. Full-time Undergraduate students at the Fayetteville, NC campus can receive practical hands-on training outside of the classroom.

Intercultural Studies Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies

This program is designed to prepare students to engage in missions work in a cross-cultural or global setting. In addition to the 120 credit hours of academic studies, students are required to fulfill the Leadership in Action requirement.

Associate of Arts 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 60 credit hours of academic studies, students are required to fulfill the Leadership in Action requirement.

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.

Worship Ministry Programs

Bachelor of Arts 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.

Associate of Arts 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.

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.