Christian Leadership Certification

Credit Hours: 15

Prerequisites: High School Diploma or Equivalent

The Certificate in Christian Leadership (C.C.L.) is a 15-hour academic program. This program provides advanced training in leadership for current and future pastors, ministry leaders in churches, managers in Christian organizations, business-as-mission entrepreneurs, missionaries, teachers, administrators, and evangelists. Students are equipped to plan, organize, lead, resolve conflicts, assess, manage change, and direct a variety of church and parachurch ministries in a local or global setting.

Courses Needed to Complete Certificate:

  • ADM 311 Leadership in Ministry 1
  • ADM 422 Leadership in Ministry 2
  • BPA 460 Ethics and Excellence
  • BPA 470 Workings of the Five-Fold Ministry
  • GBPA 520 Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Days & Times Of Classes

Classes for this program are offered during the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms for both Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Classes typically meet weekly through each term on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm and 8:10 pm to 9:40 pm. 

Please refer to the Academic Calendar for exceptions related to the observance of holidays.

Academic Requirements

All degrees are earned through students meeting the expected course requirements.  The trimester hours required to earn our degrees may be earned through a combination of studies offered at GHBC and the credit we allow for our religious training and religious life work experience.

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Academic Calendar

  • Enrollment/Registration: March 5th-March 29th
  • Term: April 2nd-July 2nd
  • Classes Begin: April 2nd & April 4th
  • Last Day to Add/Drop a Class: April 19th
  • Last Day to Withdraw with “VWD”: April 26th
  • School Office Closings (Holiday Observation): May 27th
  • Enrollment/Registration: June 24th-July 5th
  • Term: July 18th-August 8th
  • Classes Begin: July 18th
  • Last Day to Withdraw with “VWD”: July 12th
  • Graduation (If Required): July 27th
  • School Office Closings (Holiday Observation): July 4th