CLD - Admissions

How to enroll in CLD

  • Find a CLD center in your area
  • Contact the center about upcoming classes
  • Apply online:
    Diploma in Christian Ministries (DCM) English Spanish
    Diploma in Theology (DTH)* English Spanish
    Diploma in Church Planting (DCP)* English Spanish
    CLD Certificates English Spanish
    *Use the DTH and DCP applications only if you have completed (or nearly completed) the DCM and have a GS Student ID number. If you feel that you qualify for the DTH or DCP without the DCM, use the DCM application and contact the CLD Office to have your request considered.

CLD Admissions Requirements

  • Application deadline: the first week of class
  • $30 non-refundable application fee
  • Church endorsement form
  • All documents must be submitted in English
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Auditors are not required to complete the application packets, but must submit an Auditor Application each semester. Download: English  Spanish

Note: CLD students who have been inactive for one academic year must re-submit the application packet.

Graduates of one program who wish to pursue a second program must re-apply and submit a new $30 application fee.