Youth Ministry Certificate

Focus Highlights

The Youth Ministry Certificate (YMC) is a 12 credit hour program that provides students with the opportunity to acquire essential skills for ministering to young people in the 21st century. It is available at the Los Angeles campus and online.

Ministry Path

Student ministry leaders in church and parachurch organizations.

Why a YMC at Gateway Seminary?

The YMC is designed to enhance students’ youth ministry by examining current trends and issues and by emphasizing training in multiethnic and multicultural settings.


High school diploma or GED.