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

What is Conflict?
Domestic Abuse/Violence
Effect of Domestic Abuse/Violence on Children
Marital Conflicts
Problem Solving
Biblical Mediation
The Holy Spirit in Biblical Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Sickness of the Soul
Managing Difficult People
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

Introduction to the New Testament
The Fall of Man
The Pentateuch
The Book of Romans
The Plan of Salvation
Understanding Apostasy
Christian Ethics
The Disciplines of Fasting and Prayer
Bible Study Methods
Sin and its Destructive Nature
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

Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles
Personal Evangelism
Introduction to the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Spiritual Warfare
The Healing Ministry
Church History
Relationship of Pastor and Church
Sanctification
The New Birth
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:

  • Reason for the treatment  [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

Understanding Suffering
Spiritual Warfare
History of Psychology
Sickness of the Soul: anxiety, anger, stress
Personality and Sinfulness
Marriage Counselling
Ethical Standards in Counselling
Divorce and Re-marriage
Psychological Theories
The Authority of Scriptures in Counselling
Counselling the Depressed [Depression]
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

Introduction to Christian Disciplines
Christian Ministry
Church Planting
Church History
Curriculum Design in the Christian Ministry
The Use of Technology for Ministry
Public Speaking
Educational Research
Critical Thinking
History of Christianity
Principles for Effective Teaching
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

Interpersonal Relationships
Record Keeping
Christian Ethics
Church Planting
The Doctrine of Grace
The Doctrine of Faith
Understanding Apostasy
Soul Healing
Biblical Conflict Management
History of Christianity
Appointing Leaders
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

Water Baptism
Basic Christian Leadership
The Gospel of Jesus
Christian Ethics
The Doctrine of Grace
The Doctrine of Faith
The Disciplines of Fasting and Prayer
End Times and the Rapture
Personal Development
John the Baptist and the teaching of Repentance
The Pastor and the Administrator
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

Church Etiquette
Introduction to Leadership
The Doctrine of Jesus Christ
Principles of Christianity
Dealing with Difficult People
Management of Church Finances
Christian Ethics
Soul Healing
Church Growth
Effective Communication
Principles of Stewardship
Understanding Apostasy

  • Three Electives [9]
  • Choosing Leaders [3]
  • Ministries in the Church [3]
  • Final Test [3]

 

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