Do you desire to be a wise counselor? Are you in full-time ministry, or perhaps a different vocation, but want to be a more effective communicator of biblical counsel for those struggling with sin? If so, consider the Seminary's Masters of Biblical Counseling degree. The curriculum includes practical courses in topics such as crisis counseling and addictive behavior, while providing a solid foundation of biblical and theological courses from which to build practical applications.
• To articulate biblical and systematic theology with scriptural support using a dispensational hermeneutical framework. • To exercise biblical discernment in assessing cultural issues and behavioral norms. • To communicate God’s Word effectively in response to common counseling issues. • To evaluate dispositions of listening and relating to counselees for the purpose of leading them toward spiritual restoration and growth. • To demonstrate faithfulness in ministry at a baptistic, separatist church.
1) Available in the Distance Laerning format with a blend of Online and Virtual classes. The entire program may be completed at a distance or on campus. 2) Distance Delivery. Take distance classes in 8-week sessions with no required attendance or in live full-semester virtual classes (all students must take at least 2 live classes, either virtually or on campus). 3) Elective Seminar. The elective Biblical Counseling Seminar course is done through in-person or virtual attendance at a conference in Indiana, introducing students to a practical resource for counseling information while enabling the student to glean instruction in a relevant counseling track of their choice. 4) Practicum. Students then arrange their Biblical Counseling practicum in a ministry setting that allows the student to grow and develop in practical counseling situations under an university approved mentor.
1) a minimum of 33 semester hours of approved credit must be completed for the master in Biblical Counseling degree. 2) The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an approved institution must be held by the applicant. 3) No more than 12 semester hours of graduate credit from another institution may be applied toward this degree. 4) A grade point average of 3.0 or better must be earned. A maximum of two C grades will be credited toward graduation. 5) Applicants may be required to make up deficiencies without credit in any of the departments at the discretion of the Academic Senate.
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