4 Reasons to Choose Grand Canyon Theological Seminary

By Lauren Abraham

A Bible open on a coffee table

Do you feel as though you have been called to a lifetime of faithful ministry? Grand Canyon Theological Seminary (GCTS) may be the perfect place to take your next step. As an interdenominational, evangelical seminary, GCTS prepares godly leaders for ministry rooted in biblical truth, sound theology and practical wisdom. Here are just four reasons to choose Grand Canyon Theological Seminary:

Gain a Deeper Understanding of God’s Word

Grand Canyon Theological Seminary is the College of Theology’s graduate school, offering advanced theological training grounded in biblical truth. The seminary features a variety of programs, including Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Arts (MA) programs. No matter what program of study you choose, you will become equipped to handle the text of Scripture correctly for the sake of the ministries you lead. In addition, your understanding of Scripture will benefit your personal spiritual wellbeing as well as society beyond the local church.

Join a Community of Believers

As a seminary student at GCU, you will have the opportunity to become part of the university’s unique community. In addition to building relationships with your peers, you will benefit from the support of faculty who are committed to your success. Overall, your journey in GCTS will form you theologically, spiritually and professionally for leadership, ministry and service.

Choose From a Variety of Learning Options

Grand Canyon Theological Seminary offers a variety of flexible learning options. If you are looking to become a full-time student, consider taking classes at GCU’s beautiful campus in Phoenix, where you will enjoy the support and fellowship of other seminary learners. Or, if you are a working professional but enjoy face-to-face interaction, create a convenient schedule by attending class during the evening. Finally, you may also consider earning your seminary degree online! GCU’s state-of-the-art digital classrooms allow you to earn your education in a way that is most convenient for you.

Explore the Opportunities

While you are enrolled in your program of study, GCTS provides valuable outreach and internship opportunities. By completing an internship, you can connect with a local church and develop mentorship relationships with pastors and experienced ministers. Or, by taking part in outreach activities, you can serve the local community. All in all, Grand Canyon Theological Seminary is a great place to get connected with a Christian community and learn what it means to make an impact for Christ in today’s world!

Grand Canyon University’s College of Theology offers a variety of transformative degrees with real-world relevance. To learn more about theology programs at GCU, visit our website or use the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

Written by Lauren Abraham, a senior majoring in communications at GCU.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grand Canyon University. Any sources cited were accurate as of the publish date.


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