Certificate in Ministry / Church Leadership
Virginia University of Lynchburg

Program Details

The online Certificate in Ministry with a concentration in Church Leadership is a one-year, non-degree program that improves leadership qualities and responsibility in those involved in ministry.  The credits earned may be applied to some Bachelor of Arts and Associate of Arts Degrees without loss of credit.  Students gain a good understanding of scripture and how it affects one’s experiences and interactions with others.  In addition, you may learn about the historical framing of Christianity and its affects, styles of leadership, and cultural perspectives. 

Course topics include:

  • Christian Moral Values
  • Aspects of Theology
  • History of the Church and Christian Education
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Administrative Qualities


  • High school and/or college transcripts
  • GPA of 2.0
  • Two reference letters

School Accreditation Statement

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission