Pensacola Christian College

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Gain the knowledge and credentials to propel your career or ministry forward by earning an advanced degree in your chosen field. Experienced Christian faculty will guide and challenge you each step of the way, whether you choose online, on-campus, or blended study.

Your education will be excellent, Christ-centered, and flexible. And it’ll cost less than you think!

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Online Education

Earn your degree when and where it works for you.

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On-Campus Education

Learn alongside like-minded students on a beautiful campus. Summer classes available for some degrees!

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Pensacola Theological Seminary (PTS)

If God has called you to full-time ministry within a church or mission setting, you may want to consider the seminary program at PTS.

For more information and to find out what careers you can pursue after completing the seminary program, visit Pensacola Theological Seminary.

Learn at Your Own Pace

You’ll have the flexibility to work while completing your graduate degree, managing your schedule to go at a speed that works for you. You can graduate with your degree between 2 to 7 years, depending on the degree.

If you are interested in working on campus, PCC has limited employment opportunities available. And online classes make it easy to earn your degree while working—on campus or off.

For a more affordable option, explore our Graduate Assistant Program, where you can work on campus while earning your degree, minus the tuition and fees!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Every degree you see offered fully online will also be offered on campus—either during fall or spring semesters and/or during one- or two-week modules/sessions on campus. You can mix online and on-campus study however you like! Friendly, knowledgeable advisors can help you figure out the plan that works best for your schedule and your goals.

For both online and on-campus classes, the tuition cost is $402.60 per credit hour, but your total cost depends on the number of credits your degree requires. See tuition and fees for more information.

An affordable option available to you is the Graduate Assistant Scholarship. Through this program, students enter a 2- or 3-year contract to work for PCC while earning their degree and can graduate debt-free.

Online classes have three start dates (fall, spring, summer).

On-campus classes have two start dates (fall, spring).

Additionally, PTS offers on-campus one-week modules in January, May, and August.

Graduate and seminary courses are also available on-campus during summer sessions lasting two weeks.

You must have a bachelor’s degree in order to be accepted into our graduate or seminary programs. A minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA is required to be accepted as a master’s student (2.00 for M.Div. and M.Min.). A minimum 3.00 cumulative master’s GPA is required for specialist and doctoral degrees. Specific degree programs may include additional admission requirements.

You’ll get the exact same instruction whether you study on campus or online. With online classes, you’ll watch recorded lectures and complete projects and tests just like on-campus students. The only difference is that, you’ll have the freedom of learning wherever and whenever it works for you.

The amount of time required to complete a degree varies depending on the degree.

On campus: You’ll probably take 6 to 15 credits each semester. The maximum load is 16 credits per term.

Online: If you take two classes each term, you can finish your degree in 2–7 years.


What Students Say

Earning my graduate degree via the Pensacola Christian College online learning program has been a convenient way to further my education while working full time. I have recently begun working as a school administrator and feel that further education is a necessity. The online learning program has provided a way for me to earn a credible degree without leaving the work!

—Christopher Pearson

Educational Leadership, ’18

What is grad school like at PCC?

PCC’s graduate programs are designed with you in mind, with flexible class options, excellent academics, and affordable tuition. You’ll take your knowledge and skills to the next level while studying alongside dedicated and likeminded students.

Interested in reading about some first-hand experiences? Check out our blog post that takes you through some stories from graduate students who chose PCC for their master’s degree.

Watch a Free Class Lecture

Whether you choose online seminary, online graduate school, or on-campus study, your learning will be the same! Our online classes always feature full lectures from experienced faculty. It’s the benefit of being in a classroom—without having to be in a classroom.