Certificate Programs

Certificate Program classes are offered at the following NGA Regional Hub sites:

Birmingham Extension Center:

Birmingham Center The Church at Brook Hills Birmingham, AL

Clanton Center Chilton Baptist Association,AL

Montgomery Center Vaughn Forest Baptist Church Montgomery, AL

North Alabama Center First Baptist Church Athens, AL

Trussville Center North Park Baptist Church Trussville, AL

Northeast Alabama Certificate Center First Baptst Church Rainsville, AL

North Georgia Regional Hub:

North GA Center Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Marietta, GA

South Georgia Extension Center:

South GA Center Sherwood Baptist Church Albany, GA

Decision Point Ministry, GA

Family Life Missionary Baptist Church, GA

First Baptist Church Jonesboro, GA

Greenforest Community Baptist Church, GA

Liberty Baptist church,GA

Marietta Center, GA

Mitspa Missionary Baptsit Church, GA

New Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, GA

Peace Baptist Church, GA

Columbus Mission Certificate, GA

Consolatin Baptist Association, GA

Friendship Baptist Church Certificate Center, GA

Eastside Baptist Church Certificate Center, GA

Colquitt Baptist Association,Ga

Central Baptist Church (Douglasville),GA

The purpose of the Church Leadership Certificate Program is to provide supplemental training for local church leaders and bivocational ministers. Classes are offered one night per week in two hour sessions. Each class will extend over a period of eight weeks.

A Church Leadership Certificate will be conferred and a seal will be issued when the student finishes the first course. Subsequent seals will be issued as the student finishes each of the remaining courses.

The Certificate Program is affordable, costing approx. $150.00 per semester.  

The following certificates will be offered:

Biblical Teaching Certificate

The purpose of the Biblical Teaching Certificate is to provide supplemental training for ministers and local church leaders in the areas of biblical interpretation and instruction.

Christian Education Certificate

The purpose of the Christian Education Certificate is to provide supplemental training for ministers and local church leaders in the areas of Baptist church programs, church administration, church growth, teaching methods and leadership development.

Pastoral Ministry Certificate.

The purpose of the Pastoral Ministry Certificate is to provide supplemental training for ministers in the areas of pastoral work, doctrine, biblical interpretation, and Christian education.

If you or your church would like more information concerning the Church Leadership Certificate Program, please contact: Leavell College at

504-282-4455, ext. 3323. http://www.nobts.edu/LeavellCollege/Degrees.html


The mission of New Orleans Baptist Theological
Seminary is to equip leaders to fulfill the Great
Commission and the Great Commandments through
the local church and its ministries.


Biblical Studies
Christian Education
Church and Community Ministries
Church Music Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Theological and Historical Studies
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