Doctorate Degree Programs

Doctor of Christian Counseling

Credit Hours: 40
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Christian Counseling Program (DCC) is designed to give the student an advanced background in Christian Counseling and incorporates the programs which will allow for National Christian Counselors Association (NCCA) licensure. The program is 40 semester hours in length.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • CC 600 – Creation Therapy
  • CC 601 – Basic Christian Counseling
  • CC 605 – Christian Psychology and Counseling
  • GCCS 650 – Christian Counseling I
  • GCCS 660 – Christian Counseling II
  • CC 607 – Temperament Case Studies
  • CC 608 – Counseling the Codependent
  • GCCS 623 – Counseling for Change
  • CC 606 – Mastering Pastoral Counseling
  • GCCS 630 – Marriage Counseling
  • Dissertation Project

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program.

(Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A total of 40 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

Total Cost w/o Books: $6,600.00


Doctor of Christian Education

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Christian Education (EdD) degree program is designed to provide advanced training in Biblical principles of Christian Education. This degree prepares one to do educational tasks in a Christian setting. Among these are teaching, supervising, developing, and implementing Christian education programs.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • CED 211 – An Introduction to Christian Education
  • CED 311 – Childhood Christian Education
  • GCED 500 – Christian Education
  • BTH 351 – New Testament Church History
  • ADM 201 – Ministry Administration (Local Guidelines)
  • ADM 311 – Leadership in Ministry I
  • BTH 121 – Systematic Theology I
  • BTH 221 – Systematic Theology II
  • BTH 490 – Blood Covenant
  • BPA 360 – Ethics and Excellence
  • ADM 400 – Making of a Leader
  • Dissertation Project

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program.

(Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A total of 40 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

Total Cost w/o Books: $6,600.00


Doctor of Christian Leadership

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Christian Leadership is a unique multidisciplinary program designed for those who desire to lead as Christians across a variety of church, ministry and other settings. The masters in Christian leadership degree program equips you academically, spiritually and professionally to navigate the challenges of 21st century leadership.

Enhance your administrative skills and knowledge. Transform your church or local community by developing effectiveness as a corporate or community leader. Enroll into the Christian Bible Institute & Seminary and learn the Christian leadership development practices necessary to guide others with wisdom in church and community contexts.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • BI 101 – Old Testament Survey
  • BI 102 – New Testament Survey
  • BI 400 – Advanced Hermeneutics
  • RS 212 – Speech and Communication: Homiletics
  • RS 419 – Systematic Theology
  • CE 502 – Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Management
  • LE 501 – Introduction to Leadership and Leaders
  • LE 502 – Ministry Leadership Foundations
  • LE 503 – Dynamics of Effective Leaders and Followers
  • LE 504 – Spirituality and Leadership
  • LE 505 – Contemporary Issues in Leadership
  • DM 803 – Counseling, Family Life, and Pastoral Leadership
  • DM 801 – Church Growth and Leadership
  • ED 810 – Conflict Resolution in Educational Leadership
  • PT 504 – Christian Worldview

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program.

(Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A total of 40 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

Total Cost w/o Books: $6,600.00


Doctor of Ministry

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The purpose of the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) degree program is to equip the student for a higher level of competence in the practice of ministry than that achieved in the foundation work normally resulting in a M.Div. degree. The Doctor of Ministry degree program is designed to serve the need of ministers for an experience of continuing education which renews the personal life of faith, further develops professional competence, and stimulates continued growth in biblical and theological foundations for ministry.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • BI 101 – Old Testament Survey
  • BI 102 – New Testament Survey
  • BI 400 – Advanced Hermeneutics
  • RS 212 – Speech and Communication: Homiletics
  • RS 419 – Systematic Theology
  • CC 404 – Counseling the Dysfunctional
  • CC 201 – Introduction to Psychology: Christian Counseling Perspectives
  • RS 301 – Pastoral Ministry
  • RS 200 – History of Civilization I: Church History Perspectives
  • NT 508 – The Epistles and Revelation
  • RS 304 – Introduction to Leadership
  • RS 440 – The Challenge of Leadership
  • OL 460 – Ethics in Leadership
  • CC 415 – Human Development
  • OL 440 – Conflict Management and Resolution

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program.

(Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A total of 40 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

Total Cost w/o Books: $6,600.00


Doctor of Theology

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

The Doctor of Theology degree focuses on historical, systematic, and biblical theology. Professional ministry issues are not a focus of this program. Nevertheless, the program is designed to provide a theological foundation for ministerial service. The program consists of 15 courses, 3 semester credit hours each, for a total of 36 credit hours. The curriculum for this degree program is produced by some of the world’s top biblical scholars and theologians and serves persons who wish to explore disciplines within Christian theology.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • BI 101 – Old Testament Survey
  • BI 102 – New Testament Survey
  • BI 400 – Advanced Hermeneutics
  • BI 405 – Authenticity & Authority of the Bible
  • RS 212 – Speech and Communication: Homiletics
  • RS 442 – Church Growth and Development
  • RS 444 – Advanced Christian Worldview Studies
  • RS 419 – Systematic Theology
  • OT 509 – The Christian & Old Testament Theology
  • RS 435 – Christian Theology
  • PT 504 – Christian Worldview
  • CE 502 – Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Management
  • LE 501 – Introduction to Leadership and Leaders
  • LE 502 – Ministry Leadership Foundations
  • LE 503 – Dynamics of Effective Leaders and Followers

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program.

(Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A total of 40 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

Total Cost w/o Books: $6,600.00