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    Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
    14542 Choate Circle
    Charlotte, NC 28273
    (704) 527-9909
    charinfo@gcts.edu
    Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

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Charlotte Admissions

A seminary education is one of the greatest journeys of a lifetime! We're excited that you're exploring Gordon-Conwell Seminary in Charlotte, NC. We know there are many options when considering seminary and that you can only make the best decision when you have the best information. We have tried to make our website as helpful and informative as possible. 

Across the top, in the red ribbon, you can find links to information about Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  Under "About Us" you will find information on our President, Leadership Team, faculty, Statement of Faith, Mission, Accreditation, and a whole lot more. Under "Financial Aid" you can look at our current tuition costs and available scholarships and aid.

To the left you will find information for applying to the seminary, the Charlotte campus and contact information. 

Please spend some time perusing our website and learning about Gordon-Conwell. We also welcome questions and campus visits. Feel free to call or email us with any questions; we are glad to provide further information. If you would like to visit the campus and meet with an Admissions Representative we would love to host you. Appointments are strongly encouraged, a request can be made online under the "Visit" section to your left.

Degrees Offered in Charlotte

Master of Divinity

If you feel called to vocational ministry, to nurturing and growing churches locally and internationally, taking the Bible seriously through intensive study, and sharing the Word of God faithfully, the M.Div. is designed for you. Through a wide array of courses, this comprehensive degree will give you the skills and foundation that you need for effective ministry in a variety of settings. Learn more about our Master of Divinity degree.

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Professional/Practical Master's Degrees

MA in Christian Leadership

Whether you’re interested in leading a congregation, youth, workplace team or church/para-church staff, you’ll benefit from the exposure to theories of leadership in the classroom and hands-on training in the context of ministry.

MA in Christian Counseling

Prepare for various careers in professional counseling through the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling. Graduates are qualified to sit for the national Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and/or Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) licensure examinations.

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Academic Master's Degrees

MA in Christian Thought

How does theology intersect with today’s culture and society? Through the Master of Arts in Christian Thought, you’ll explore theology and the history of Christianity, probing tough questions and engaging in thoughtful discussion about the relationship between the Gospel and surrounding culture.

MA in Biblical Studies

Develop a strong biblical foundation and prepare for various forms of ministry or further studies with the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies. You’ll receive an advanced understanding of the Old and New Testament with emphasis on the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek texts.

MA in New Testament

Develop a strong biblical foundation and prepare for various forms of ministry or further studies with the Master of Arts in New Testament. You’ll receive an advanced understanding of the New Testament with emphasis on the original Greek text.

MA in Old Testament

Develop a strong biblical foundation and prepare for various forms of ministry or further studies with the Master of Arts in Old Testament. You’ll receive an advanced understanding of the Old Testament with emphasis on the original Hebrew and Aramaic text.

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Graduate Certificates

Christian Studies

Designed for those currently serving or planning to serve in a lay context, not in vocational ministry, the Graduate Certificate will give you a good introduction to Christian studies and seminary classes.

Online Certificate in Christian Studies

Designed for working professionals with diverse callings, the Online Certificate in Christian Studies will provide you with a quality, online theological foundation while giving you the flexibility to maintain your family, ministry and work obligations.

Ministry Among Emerging Generations

Intended for those who are or plan to be engaged in campus and youth ministry, the Graduate Certificate in Ministry Among Emerging Generations offers a unique curriculum designed in close partnership with InterVarsity.

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