Women's Program

Women's Program

Gateway Seminary's Women's Program features master's and certificate level courses as well as mentoring opportunities for growing leaders. Check here for information about upcoming women's ministry events.

Master's degrees

Master of Divinity - Ministry to Women ConcentrationMaster of Arts in Educational Leadership - Ministry to Women Concentration


Ministry to Women Certificate

Upcoming Courses

Spring 2020

Contemporary Issues for Ministry to Women (Los Angeles Campus-Ontario and Remote Access) - This course will equip students to respond redemptively and effectively to people struggling with issues related to women in the church and in ministry. Course content will include teaching and discipling of women. Students will be encouraged to understand a broad range of perspectives related to ministry to women in the church and in various contexts and challenged to grow in their personal convictions related to ministry application.

Women's Ministry Leadership (Gateway Online and San Francisco Campus) - The purpose of this course is to provide opportunities for students to relate basic principles of leadership to their personal and professional lives and to examine and analyze the biblical foundation of servant leadership. Approaches to leadership, mentoring, and leadership essentials such as communication, group leadership, relationships, and conflict management as they relate to women in leadership will be addressed.

Essentials for the Minister's Wife (Los Angeles Campus-Ontario) - A unique eight-week, one credit hour course designed to strengthen and equip the minister's wife. This class meets 6-8 p.m. Tuesday nights from February 4 to March 31. The cost is $25. Email  for more information on registering for this special class.

Fall 2020

Women's Ministry (Los Angeles Campus-Ontario and Remote Access) - This course is an introduction to both the biblical basis and practical application of ministries for women. Special attention is given to developing a comprehensive approach to a specific area of ministry to women. Remote Access classes are accessible from your home through a live, interactive video conference. 

Women in Biblical Perspective (Gateway Online) - This course is a study of passages in the Old Testament and New Testament related to women. Specifically, the course will examine roles of women in the Bible. It will encourage the student to develop an understanding of biblical womanhood that will influence one’s perspective in ministry and in life. 

Women's Network

Take the lead and join hundreds of women as they connect through interactive live webinars led by world-class trainers and ministry leaders. Gain instant access to Women's Network conferences, personal mentors, and other resources designed to equip you in your calling. Click below to register!

How it works

Attend monthly webinar sessions led by prominent ministry leaders and pastors’ wives.

Get connected with a mentor who will foster your ministry growth and leadership skills.

Gain instant access to women’s network conferences hosted by Gateway Seminary.

Earn a certificate upon completion of 10 webinar sessions.

What to expect

Webinars and events that cover topics including identity and calling, life balance, leadership development, discipleship training, and stress management.

Access to yearlong leadership training, blog forums, special events tailored to your ministry needs, and other ministry tools.

Build a network of fellow women in ministry leadership and ministers’ wives with connections to local churches, the seminary, and parachurch ministries.


Use the buttons below to register for the Women's Network or to volunteer as a mentor!

Life Connections

Life Connections

Life Connections is a mentoring program for women at Gateway Seminary's Los Angeles Campus. It is open to staff, students and the spouses of staff and students. For more information contact .

How it works

  • Connect with a mentor associated with Gateway Seminary faculty and staff.
  • Build a network of fellow students, wives of students and faculty within a framework that fits a busy lifestyle.

What to expect

  • Support in areas related to female seminary students, faculty, staff and wives of students. 
  • One-on-one fellowship and mentoring based on preferences that fit your lifestyle.
  • Spiritual growth and accountability through discipleship training.
  • Gain instant access to Life Connection events hosted by Gateway Seminary.