Master Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling

Credit Hours: 36
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

The Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling (M.A.C.C.) degree Program is designed to prepare the student for a specialized ministry in the counseling of individuals, couples, families and special focus groups within the context of the local church, para-church ministries, church-related agencies, or other religious settings and incorporates the programs which will allow for National Christian Counseling Association (NCCA) certification and or licensure.

The program enables the student to employ integrative therapies: integrating proven, effective counseling methods, models and modalities, with sound biblical and theological principles. The vision of the church is to be a healing community. Hope for hurting individuals and families is an essential element of the Christian message. The MA program equips the student to help people realize personhood wholeness in every area of human life – spirit, mind, and body – and to facilitate marriage and family harmony and enrichment.
 

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree
  • Christian Counseling I
  • Christian Counseling II
  • CC 404 – Counseling the Dysfunctional Family
  • CC 406 – Counseling and Family Violence
  • BCC101 – Basic Christian Counseling
  • THE301 – Temperament Theory
  • THE201 – Testing/Measurements
  • THE306 – Temperament Therapy
  • PSY301 – Christian Psychology and Counseling
  • MPC300 – Mastering Pastoral Counseling
  • CC 507 – Temperament Case Studies
  • CC 508 – Counseling the Codependent
  • Thesis 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 36 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: $5,600.00


Master of Arts in Christian Education

Credit Hours: 36
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

The Master of Arts in Christian Education 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
  • CE 501 – Church Administration and Leadership
  • CE 502 – Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Management
  • CE 503 – Advanced Leadership and Administration
  • CO 510 – Human Development
  • ED 500 – Philosophy of Christian Education
  • ED 600 – Primary Christian Education
  • ED 620 – Secondary Christian Education
  • ED 650 – Curriculum Development in Christian Education
  • ED 750 – Teaching Methodology
  • LE 501 – Introduction to Leadership and Leaders
  • MT 504 – Evangelism in the Local Church
  • PT 504 – Christian Worldview
  • Thesis 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 36 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: $5,600.00


Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

Credit Hours: 36
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

The Master of Arts in 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
  • CE 501 – Church Administration and Leadership
  • CE 502 – Interpersonal Communication and Conflict Management
  • CE 503 – Advanced Leadership and Administration
  • 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
  • LE 506 – Leader Development
  • ED 750 – Teaching Methodology
  • LE 511 – Leadership Practicum
  • PT 504 – Christian Worldview
  • Thesis 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 36 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: $5,600.00


Master of Theology

Credit Hours: 36
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

The Master 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 12 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
  • CH 505 – Survey of Church History
  • NT 508 – The Epistles and Revelation
  • Thesis 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 36 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: $5,600.00