Graduate Certificate in Lifespan Discipleship
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Program Details

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary offers an online Graduate Certificate in Lifespan Discipleship.  This program is designed for students with a calling to discipleship and provides them with a basic understanding of this discipline.  Students will study how discipleship works and learn how to teach and minister to others.  You can choose the group that you want to primarily work with, choose to work with various groups, or choose to practice teaching as part of the program. 

Courses students can choose from include:

  • Guiding Collegians in Their Faith Pilgrimage 
  • Children and the Christian Faith 
  • Discipleship Strategies
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Disciple Making with Youth and Families 
  • Women’s Ministry Electives (Discipleship)


  • 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