Graduate Certificate in Church Leadership
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Church Leadership program is available from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  This program is designed for students who would like to work in a church in a leadership position, specifically as a minister or within church administration.  Students will gain the competency needed to meet their calling in this area.  For those that desire additional educational preparation, these credits may transfer to a Master of Divinity or Master of Arts degree program in this field.  Courses are taken from basic ministerial competency and church leadership

You will take some of these courses:

  • Pastoral Ministry 
  • Church Evangelism 
  • Church Leadership and Administration 
  • Pastoral Leadership 
  • Worship Leadership 
  • Proclaiming the Bible
  • Interpersonal Relationship Skills


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Must have been a Christian for at least one year
  • Must be at least 20 years of age
  • Endorsement of a local church

School Accreditation Statement

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges