Levels of Study


Level I - Certificate (30 Credits)

To receive a Certificate, students are required to complete 30 Credits of General Bible.  For continuing education credentials (Certified Minister Intern) the students must also undertake an additional 100 hours of Practical Work - under a supervisor of NYCFGTS and be approved by the Associations Board for the credentials.  General Bible Here

Level II - Associate Diploma (60 Credits)

Upon completing an additional 30 Credits of Education in General Bible and Theology Course Requirements, the student receives an Associate Diploma.  For continuing education: Credentials (Certified Minister) the students must also undertake an additional 100 hours of practical work under a Supervisor of NYCFGTS and be approved by the Associations board for such. The Certified Minister Credentials can be in a major of their choice or the same as their Associate DiplomaAssociate Courses Here

Level III - Graduate Ministerial Diploma (90 Credits)

To receive this diploma, the student must finish an extra 30 Credits of education in their program of their choice. 3 out of the 30 Credits must be 20 hours of practical work under a Church, Counselor, Teacher or other approved Ministry.  For continuing education: Licensing (Licensed Minister) the students must also undertake an additional 150 hours of practical work under a Supervisor of NYCFGTS, take the course Ministerial Training, and be approved by the Associations Board for their License. A total of 20 hours of practical work will be deducted if completed in the Undergraduate Program.  

Level lV - Bachelors Degree (120 Credits)

Finishing a supplemental 30 Credits of training in a program of the student's choice, the student receives their first degree. For continuing education: Ordination (Ordained Minister) the students must have received the Bachelors Degree, undertaken an additional 200 hours of practical work - under a supervisor of NYCFGTS in their field of vocation, took the courses on Ministerial Training and Minister Requirements, and be approved by the Associations Board for their ordination.  

Transfer students with a minimum of 90 Credits must complete the additional 30 Credits in the Bachelors program. After I completing 10 Credits out of the 30, the transfer student may be ordained early.
The licensed Minister can be in a title of ones choice (Pastor, Evangelist, Deacon) or as an Assistant Pastor.

Student Project: Student must complete a project for a course of their choice.