of Theology (DTh)
of Divinity (D.D.)
Degree Award Program *
Welcome to TGCM Graduate School of Theology
have been requesting an honorary degree program that allows our deserving
individuals to receive degree
recognition (title degree) based solely on their significant experience,
contributions, accomplishments, and life training.
Therefore, we recommend our special Doctorate of Theology honorary award
Criteria for an Honorary Degree
The honorary special
degree recognition program allows a deserving candidate to be awarded
an honorary degree based on
the following three accomplishments:
1. Significant experience, contributions, and
accomplishments in the service of God.
2. Educational and
3. Christian character.
The DD and DTh is a
recognition or title-only degree.
Selection for this
award is based on a board review and selection process. General guidelines
are: degree is generally awarded to those with 10 – 20 years significant
Christian service experience and major or unique contributions to the
service of our Lord, who are ordained ministers, and who agree with the
International True Gospel Christian Ministry (TGCM) Bible College doctrine.
There are a limited
number of honorary degrees that will be awarded in each academic year.
(Also, a Statement of Belief in TGCM
doctrine is required before this title can be given to any applicant.)
Degree can be revoked by the College Board if the person with
the title fails to continue their service and commitment to Christian
also given to individuals who have at least 7 years significant ministry
experience and who also hold a Master’s level degree.
Who Can Apply
Members of TGCM
Church Worldwide who have a strong history of service to the Lord and who
have support the ministry of TGCM Bible College may apply for this honor.
(See How to Apply below.)
How to Apply
enroll and apply for the honorary degree program, you must complete the
following steps to enroll in the college:
1. Click here for the Online Special Doctorate Program Application
Complete the application.
2. Complete the
Life Service and Experiences Form Application: Online
Life Experiences Application
To be considered, all students applying for the
honorary degree must:
that they will promote TGCM Bible College and its mission.
member or join TGCM Church Worldwide
financial support to the college. If you have not provided any support,
you can be considered by making an initial donation of $175 to the
ministry of TGCM Bible College*. Future monetary support is at the
discretion of the candidate. Donations to the College are not
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their Christian character and service to God after degree is awarded.
(Failure to do so will result in a rescinding of the degree)
4. Submit any supporting documents (letters,
transcripts, pictures, etc.) that support you experience in God’s service
and training / education.
5. Personal Identification – Required - Each applicant must submit their most current
picture (for their student ID card) and a letter or affidavit from a Notary Republic or other local certifying government agency verifying that the picture
represents the applicant. (Click here for Affidavit)
Mail supporting documents and notarized affidavit
Honorary Degree Program
TGCM Bible College
Graduate School of Theology
P.O. Box 251174
Woodbury, MN 55125
Once you have completed the steps to apply and the college has received
all of your documents, the Board will meet and review your application for
the honorary degree. You will be notified of a decision within two weeks.
If you are not selected for the degree on your
first application, you may submit for reconsider after 6 months. After
that, you can submit once a year for a total of two years.
Notice: Degree awarded
based on your past and current service to the Lord and lifetime
achievements. It is honorary in nature awarded to honor the service and
experiences that you have accomplished. Honorary degrees are title-only
degrees and are based on your experience and contributions to the
field of service for God. It is intended to provide a means for pastors and
lay persons to be recognized for their work and contributions in
service to God. This degree program is totally different in nature,
purpose, and scope to those degrees earned by college course work. This is
an honorary and can be revoked by the College should the candidate fail
to maintain their Christian character and service or if it is determined
that the information presented for consideration is found to be inaccurate.
Current Honorary Degree
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Call us at 651-336-9207
* Financial support
made to the college is considered a gift to the ministry of this college
and is non-refundable.