What Makes Grand Canyon Theological Seminary Different?

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Do you have a passion for ministry? Grand Canyon Theological Seminary (GCTS) is an interdenominational and evangelical seminary that will prepare you to serve Christ through faithful ministry. GCTS has many unique features, making it stand out from other seminaries. Continue reading to learn about what makes our theological seminary different:

Focus on the Gospel and Missions

GCU is an interdenominational university that embraces the central message of the Christian faith. Grand Canyon Theological Seminary is also guided by the gospel of Jesus Christ. As a seminary student at GCU, you will benefit by learning from a wide variety of evangelical faculty members who will help you to develop a firm foundation in God’s Word.

GCU is known for being mission-oriented, and GCTS continues to embody this value. As a seminary student, you can understand what it means to be a servant leader in today’s world by serving the local community. As a result, you will be prepared to become a leader that represents GCU as you make an impact for Christ in the lives of others.

Become Part of a Vibrant Community

Seminary students at GCU have the opportunity to become involved in a growing community. Located in the heart of campus, GCTS provides you with the chance to experience the university’s unique campus culture.

At GCU, each part of the university and seminary work together to serve you both academically and spiritually. You will learn in an environment where you can minister to others, both on campus and in the surrounding community.

Convenience and Affordability

Grand Canyon Theological Seminary aims to make earning a seminary education convenient and affordable. Accelerated programs allow you to complete your graduate degree in less time, so you are prepared start a vocation in ministry as soon as possible. In addition, the price point of GCU’s seminary is also attractive, especially if you are looking to serve others in your career.

Outreach and Internship Opportunities

Not only will GCTS prepare you to find success after graduation, but the seminary will also provide valuable opportunities while you are enrolled in the program. For example, internships can connect you to local churches, where you will benefit from developing mentorship relationships with pastors and experienced ministers. Additionally, you can take part in outreach opportunities that serve the local community.


Grand Canyon Theological Seminary will offer several graduate degree programs that can be earned during the day, in the evening or online. In addition, on-campus housing options will be available to a limited number of full-time students who take their classes during the day. With all of these options, you will have the flexibility to choose the format that works best for you when it comes to earning a seminary education.

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Grand Canyon University’s College of Theology supports the university’s commitment to educating students from a Christian perspective. To learn more about theology degrees at GCU, visit our website or contact us using the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

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