Doctorates

Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Program in Biblical Conflict Management total 54 credit hours

Doctoral students must complete 33 credit hours core; four electives [12 credit hours].

Each student must select a situation from the Bible, for example, Nehemiah and describe how he dealt with the conflict: 3 credit hours. They must identify the origin of the conflict; the individual’s response, and how he resolved the situation.

Biblical mediation practicum value 3 credit hours. There is a final paper which each student must produce of a conflict program based on a real incident explaining how the situation was dealt with: 3 credit hours. Complete program represents 54 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. What is Conflict?

  2. Domestic Abuse/Violence

  3. Effect of Domestic Abuse/Violence on Children

  4. Marital Conflicts

  5. Problem Solving

  6. Biblical Mediation

  7. The Holy Spirit in Biblical Conflict Management

  8. Critical Thinking

  9. Sickness of the Soul

  10. Managing Difficult People

  11. Church Conflicts

  • Four Electives [12]

  • Final Paper: Conflict Program [3]

  • Mediation Practicum [3]

  • Critique of Biblical Conflict Situation [3]

Doctoral Program in Theological Studies total of 48 credit hours

Doctoral students must complete 33 credit hours [11] core courses, 3 electives [9 credit hours], and complete a final written paper, topic of their choice but accepted by the college representing 3 credit hours. Proctored test at the end of the program 3 credit hours. The entire course represents 48 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Introduction to the New Testament

  2. The Fall of Man

  3. The Pentateuch

  4. The Book of Romans

  5. The Plan of Salvation

  6. Understanding Apostasy

  7. Christian Ethics

  8. The Disciplines of Fasting and Prayer

  9. Bible Study Methods

  10. Sin and its Destructive Nature

  11. The Doctrine of Faith

  • Three electives []

  • Final Paper []

  • Proctored Test []

Doctoral Program in Pastoral Ministry total of 48 Credit hours

Doctoral students must complete [11 courses] 33 credit hours core, 3 electives [9 credit hours], and complete a written paper, of their choice but accepted by the college representing 3 credit hours. Each student must do a proctored practicum of preaching or teaching to test his or her ability as a pastor or minister valued 3 credit hours. It is recommended that each student will do this in three sessions. The entire course represents 48 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles

  2. Personal Evangelism

  3. Introduction to the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

  4. Baptism in the Holy Spirit

  5. Spiritual Warfare

  6. The Healing Ministry

  7. Church History

  8. Relationship of Pastor and Church

  9. Sanctification

  10. The New Birth

  11. Church Planting

  • Three Electives [9]

  • Proctored Practicum [3]

  • Written Report [3]

Doctoral Program in Christian Counselling total 60 credit hours

Doctoral students must complete 36 credit hours core, four electives [12 credit hours]. Each student must complete two practicum programs with a suitable counselling ministry acknowledged by the college, 6 credit hours.

Each student must prepare a counselling therapy treatment plan based on the authority of Scripture listing:

  • What the treatment is for [diagnosis]

  • The reason for selecting the particular Scripture, and how it responds to the problem

  • Student may include relevant aspects of any secular treatment plan that might be used in accordance; 3 credit hours.

Each student must complete a final paper with a topic that must be accepted by the college, 3 credit hours. Complete program represents 60 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Understanding Suffering

  2. Spiritual Warfare

  3. History of Psychology

  4. Sickness of the Soul: anxiety, anger, stress

  5. Personality and Sinfulness

  6. Marriage Counselling

  7. Ethical Standards in Counselling

  8. Divorce and Re-marriage

  9. Psychological Theories

  10. The Authority of Scriptures in Counselling

  11. Counselling the Depressed [Depression]

  12. Integration of Psychology and Christian Counselling

  • Supervised Counselling Practicum Program [6]

  • Four Electives [12]

  • Treatment Plan [3]

  • Written Paper [3]

Doctoral Degree in Christian Education total of 54 Credits

Doctoral students must complete 36 credit hours core; three electives [9 credit hours]; and complete a curriculum, syllabus, and lesson plan, with a topic of their choice; but accepted by the college representing 3 credit hours; a teaching practicum 3 credit hours; final test 3 credit hours. The entire program represents 54 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Introduction to Christian Disciplines

  2. Christian Ministry

  3. Church Planting

  4. Church History

  5. Curriculum Design in the Christian Ministry

  6. The Use of Technology for Ministry

  7. Public Speaking

  8. Educational Research

  9. Critical Thinking

  10. History of Christianity

  11. Principles for Effective Teaching

  12. Understanding Grace

  • Three Electives [9]

  • Lesson Plan Outline [3]

  • Teaching Practicum [3]

  • Final Test [3]

Doctor of Christian Leadership total 54 credits

Doctoral students must complete 36 credit hours core courses; three electives [9 credit hours], and select a biblical spiritual leader comparing him with 21st Century leadership in the church: 3 credit hours; final written report with a subject accepted by the college 3 credit hours; test 3 credit hours. The entire program represents 54 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Interpersonal Relationships

  2. Record Keeping

  3. Christian Ethics

  4. Church Planting

  5. The Doctrine of Grace

  6. The Doctrine of Faith

  7. Understanding Apostasy

  8. Soul Healing

  9. Biblical Conflict Management

  10. History of Christianity

  11. Appointing Leaders

  12. Theological Concepts and Practices in Christianity

  • Three Electives [9]

  • Spiritual Leader [3]

  • Final Report [3]

  • Written Test [3]

Doctor of Christian Ministry 54 credits

Doctoral students must complete 36 credit hours core, three electives [9 credit hours]. Each student must identify a particular spiritual ministry and write a paper relating to his calling: 3 credit hours. Students must produce a written paper on the Christian ministry and what it means in the 21st Century church: 3 credit hours; and the preaching practicum 3 credit hours. The entire program represents 54 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Water Baptism

  2. Basic Christian Leadership

  3. The Gospel of Jesus

  4. Christian Ethics

  5. The Doctrine of Grace

  6. The Doctrine of Faith

  7. The Disciplines of Fasting and Prayer

  8. End Times and the Rapture

  9. Personal Development

  10. John the Baptist and the teaching of Repentance

  11. The Pastor and the Administrator

  12. Church Finances

  • Three Electives [9]

  • Personal Calling [3]

  • Written report [3]

  • Preaching Practicum [3]

Doctoral Program in Church Administration 54 credits

Doctoral students must complete 36 credit hours core, three electives [9 credit hours]. Each student must identify at least 6 different ministries in the church, and write a synopsis of the purpose for each, noting the importance of effective Church Administration: 3 credit hours. In terms of leadership, students must prepare a paper giving reasons why the church should always elect spiritual leaders for its administration programs [Acts 6], 3 credit hours; final test 3 credit hours. The entire program represents 54 credit hours.

Core Programs

  1. Church Etiquette

  2. Introduction to Leadership

  3. The Doctrine of Jesus Christ

  4. Principles of Christianity

  5. Dealing with Difficult People

  6. Management of Church Finances

  7. Christian Ethics

  8. Soul Healing

  9. Church Growth

  10. Effective Communication

  11. Principles of Stewardship

  12. Understanding Apostasy

  • Three Electives [9]

  • Choosing Leaders [3]

  • Ministries in the Church [3]

  • Final Test [3]

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