“Students may enter their online courses using their “MyGGBTS” ID and password. These credentials are issued by the office of the registrar so if there are any difficulties you can contact that office by e-mail at registrar@ggbts.edu  or by calling 415 380-1640. Remember to have your student number ready .”


Welcome to Golden Gate's Online Degrees

  • The following degrees are offered 100% online and are ATS and WASC accredited. 

    Master of Divinity (90 hours)

    Enables students to develop their ministerial leadership identity and skills.

    Diploma in Theology (79 hours)  

    Offers training to those called into full-time ministry who normally have rich life and career experience but lack an undergraduate degree. Its goal is to prepare students for the pastoral ministry and related fields of service. The D.Th. shares all the degree objectives and course work of the M.Div. degree with the exception of the biblical languages requirement

    Master of Theological Studies (49 hours) 

    Provides a basic understanding of the theological disciplines for personal enrichment, ministry enhancement, and further graduate study beyond the degree. 

    Missions Studies Certificate (30 hours)

    The Missions Studies Certificates are designed to fulfill the minimum theological course work required for appointment by the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

    Certificate in Bible Teaching (15 hours)

    Designed to give students greater insight into the content and message of the Bible and ways of presenting the Bible more effectively in various avenues of teaching: Bible Studies, Sunday School, Home Groups, or Personal Discipleship.

    Certificate in Youth Ministry (12 hours)

    Allows students to acquire essential skills for ministering to young people in the 21st century.

    Golden Gate also offers a hybrid Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Degree (49 hours. Students may take up to 50% of the classes online. )

    The MAEL equips students to become competent leaders in the educational ministries of churches, para-church organizations, and denominational agencies. 


     Fall 2014: Aug 25 - Dec 12, The second 8 weeks of the fall semester are Oct. 13-Dec. 12

    E1111-91 Foundations of Educational Leadership (3hrs) - Gainey (2nd 8 weeks)

    E1113-91 Princ. & Appr. to Bible Teach. (3hrs.) - S. Melick

    E1312-91 Ministry Leadership (2hrs) - Gainey (1st 8 Weeks)

    E2728-91 Contemporary Trends & Cultural Issues in Youth Ministry (3hrs) - Kelly (2nd 8 Weeks)

    I1114-91 Multicultural Ministry (3hrs) - Hoff

    L1111-91 Church History I (3hrs.) - Waldrop

    L1113-91 Baptist Heritage and Practice (2hrs.) - Kuykendall

    L1211-91 Christian Theology I (3hrs.) - Durst

    L1211-92 Christian Theology I (3hrs.) - Hardwicke

    L1411-91 Christian Ethics (2hrs.) - Stanford (1st 8 weeks)

    L2131-91 Classics of Christian Devotion (2hrs) - McCoy (2nd 8 Weeks)

    P1111-91 Foundations for Ministry (2hrs.) - Kim (1st 8 Weeks)

    P1121-91 Leadership in Ministry Practicum (2 hrs) - Cole

    P1121-92 Leadership in Ministry Practicum (2 hrs) – Cole

    S1112-91 Old Testament Introduction I (3 hrs.) - Snearly

    S1112-92 Old Testament Introduction I (3 hrs.) - Snearly

    S1211-91 Introduction to Old Testament Hebrew (3hrs) - Watson

    S1312-91 New Testament Introduction I (3hrs.) - Robertson

    S1312-92 New Testament Introduction I (3hrs.) - Peach

    S1411-91 Introduction to New Testament Greek (3hrs.) - Veteto

    Spring 2015 Feb. 2-May 22

    E1112-91 Life Span / Human Growth and Development (3hrs) -S. Melick

    E1211-91 Public Speaking for Christian Educators (3hrs) - Kelly

    E1314-91 Administration and Church Growth (2hrs) - Gainey

    E2709-91 Contextual Youth Ministry (3hrs) -Kelly

    E2727-91 Youth Ministry Leadership (3hrs) -Ng

    L1112-91 Church History II (3hrs) - Waldrop

    L1212-91 Christian Theology I (3hrs) - Durst

    L1212-92 Christian Theology II (3hrs)-Hardwicke

    P1111-91 Foundations for Ministry (2hrs) -J. Kim

    P1116-91 Integration into Ministry (2hrs) - Johnson

    P1122-91 Leadership in Ministry Practicum II (2hrs) -Cole

    P1122-92 Leadership in Ministry Practicum II (2hrs) - Cole

    P1411-91 Intro. to Preaching/Communication (3hrs) -Abney

    P1512-91 Intro. to Christian Counseling(3hrs)- Steele

    P1916-91 Worship & Music in the Faith Community (3hrs) -McCoy

    S1113-91 Old Testament Introduction II (3hrs)-Snearly

    S1313-91 New Testament Introduction II (3hrs)-Robertson

    S1313-92 New Testament Introduction II (3hrs) - Peach

    S22xx-91 Hebrew Exegesis (2hrs) - Watson

    S24xx-91 Greek Exegesis (2hrs) -Veteto

    S2521-91 Biblical Hermeneutics (2hrs) -Hahne

     Elective TBA (3hrs)

    Summer 2015  June 1-July 24

    I1113-91 Intercultural Communication (3hrs) - Kim

    I1211-91 Introduction to Missions (3hrs) - Lyngdoh

    I1311-91 Basic Evangelism (3hrs) - Pate

    P1511-91 Pastoral Ministry (2hrs) - Bradley


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