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 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.
1) Acquainted with classic theology, as well as current trends in theology 2) Seeking a spiritually fervent life of ministry 3) Competent to discern current trends, particularly in the area of Biblical Counseling, and their relationship to biblical truth 4) Faithful to the Holy Spirit’s work through God’s Word in his or her personal life and ministry 5) Desirous of ministry of counseling in a church, youth, campus, or missions setting 6) Capable of further training in Biblical Counseling by developing the research and communication skills and the foundational knowledge of Biblical Counseling necessary to successfully pursue additional graduate studies
1) Available from a Distance or On Campus. 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) Seminar. The required Biblical Counseling Seminar course is done through in-person 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) Internship. Students then arrange their Biblical Counseling Internship 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 this 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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