GO Certificates

Get equipped with affordable and quality theological education

Certificate in Biblical Studies & Theology


Our flagship certificate provides a perfectly balanced foundation for any ministry. Study the Old and New Testaments, Theology, Ethics, and Bible Interpretation.

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Certificate in Christian Ministry


Start with the right foundation and customize your own path. Includes 4 pre-defined core courses and 3 electives from our wide library of courses.

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Certificate in Church-Based Counseling

Get equipped to lead a multi-subject, growth-capable, lay counseling ministry in your church. This essential training over 7 courses will help you serve the church and your community through counseling.

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Certificate in Christian Apologetics

Take your evangelism and cultural engagement to the next level with this GO Certificate in Apologetics. In addition to the included core, students will take three courses that focus on apologetics.

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Certificate in New Testament Studies

The Certificate in New Testament Studies is designed to grow your knowledge and love of God to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission by providing you an in-depth study of the New Testament's teachings.

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Certificate in Women's Studies in International Missions

Specifically for IMB Spouses

This Certificate was designed for IMB spouses to fulfill their education requirement in an affordable and self-paced fashion.

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Certificate in Ministry to Women


These seven courses will help you cultivate a passionate love for God and others to serve the church and fulfill the Great Commission. The GO Certificate in Ministry to Women can give you the knowledge and tools you need to make disciples. 

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Why GO Certificates?

In addition to our world-class quality, affordable theological education, you will receive many of the same benefits our traditional graduates enjoy.

Seminary-Quality Training

God has called you to a specific ministry. Take that ministry to the next level by getting theologically trained by the world-class faculty from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

SEBTS Alumni Association

As a GO Certificates graduate, you can become a member of the Southeastern Alumni Association, and join the Southeastern network to connect with thousands of other Southeastern alumni all over the world. 

Advance the Gospel

Upon completion of a GO Certificate, you will be awarded a GO Certificate from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Show this document to your local church leadership to start new ministries or take what you have learned to the nations. 

Need Help Choosing?

We'd love to help you decide the best option for your personal studies or ministry training. Let us know how we can serve you.