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Missionary Training schoolMissionary Mandate is the missionary training school of Glory Bible College in Austin, Texas.  It provides college-level Bible training designed to equip Christians for effective and fruitful work on the mission field. Glory’s missionary training school is unique in that they also provide post-training placement on their mission bases in Africa where students can enjoy experiential learning through serving. Students at the missionary training school start their training in Austin, Texas or Cameroon, Africa. The outreach phase in Africa is designed in such a way that full-time practical missionary service is integrated with the didactic learning obtained during the lecture phase to provide for maximal experiential learning while the student also enjoys the culture and grows in their area of service. Glory has a hands-on approach to teaching and mentoring led by a very experienced faculty. The African mission field is an extension of the Austin campus and have resources and staff for the student to continue learning while they serve. The instructors know the mission field well and many speak the local languages. Besides Bible and leadership training, students learn the culture and local language. Graduates may choose to serve as long-term missionaries. The missionary training school is offered in partnership with the Shaping Destiny movement. For more information about the missionary training school, please contact Glory Bible College.


Do you have a passion for making disciples and serving the poor? Is your heart’s desire to become a missionary? Are you interested in letting God use you to show his love to hundreds of orphans in Africa? Do you want to take the gospel to unreached people groups? If so, the missionary training school is ready to equip you and provide placement for you on the mission field where you can accomplish your dreams of serving the poor and sharing Christ.


The missionary training school offers a variety of programs that prepare Christians for the mission field. If you are new to our missionary training school and simply want to go and serve abroad for a few months or a few years, you need to take one of our two certificate training programs. If you feel called to a career in missions, then consider one of our two degree programs.



Our certificate programs prepare students for entry-level missionary positions. The missionary training school offers the following entry-level programs for missionaries. These entry-level programs satisfy the requirements for missionary training to serve with Shaping Destiny or other missionary sending agencies.

1) Certificate in Short-Term Missions (16 weeks, 15 credit hrs).

2) Certificate in World Missions & Evangelism (1yr., 30 Credit hrs).

3) Certificate in Orphan Care & Management (1yr., 30 Credit hrs).



1) Associate of World Missions & Evangelism. (2yrs., 60 credit hrs)

2) Associate of Orphan Care &  Management. (2yrs., 60 credit hrs)

3) Bachelor of World Missions & Evangelism. ( 4yrs., 120 credit hrs)

4) Bachelor of Orphan Care & Management. (4yrs., 120 credits hrs)


The Missionary Training School offers:

  • Superb practical training that equips students to excel on the mission field.
  • Training from faculty with years of experience in missions and orphan care.
  • An environment where the Holy Spirit inspires, grows, and transforms students.
  • We maintain frequent communication with missionaries.
  • Students work  on one of our mission or orphan bases with other local team members.
  • If you prefer, you can pioneer your own base with our help.
  • We can provide food and accommodation.
  • We provide fundraising support to help students raise funds for other things they will need like tuition, air-ticket, etc.
  • Missionaries can choose to work with us for one year or for as long as they want to serve.

Other Useful Missionary Training School Information:

The Missionary Training School has several start dates each year.
Students start their training in Austin, TX and complete training on the mission field.
Interested candidates can do the entire program in Austin before traveling.
The focus of the missionary training school is on equipping Christians for practical service.
The missionary training school is a part of Glory Bible College. For tuition, check glorybiblecollege.com
Students pay their flight, visa, etc.. This will range between $2500 to $3500.
Missionary Training School applicants receive fundraising help and coaching.