College of
Biblical Counseling

 

 

Learn to advise from a biblical perspective

The TSU College of Biblical Counseling exists for the purpose of training individuals to assist others in dealing with the complexities of life from a biblical perspective. Offering the MA, MDiv, and DMin degrees, the College affirms and teaches that Scripture is all-sufficient for developing and maintaining a holy and useful life in the service of Jesus Christ.

 

Degree Programs

College of Biblical Counseling Fact Sheet

Master of Arts/divinity

 

MA Requirements

48 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) including 35 SCH general studies (or equivalent)


There is no language requirement: however, a good working knowledge of New Testament Greek is strongly recommended, because the New Testament addresses most of the contemporary counseling issues.

 

MDiv Requirements

66 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)


There is no language requirement: however, a good working knowledge of New Testament Greek is strongly recommended, because the New Testament addresses most of the contemporary counseling issues.

 

Core Courses

All courses are 2 SCH unless specified

BC571 Fundamentals of Biblical Counseling I

BC572 Fundamentals of Biblical Counseling II

BC573 Crisis Counseling

BC574 Contemporary Issues & Critical Thinking

BC575 Conflict Resolution

BC576 Comparative Analysis of Counseling Approaches

BC651 Marriage & the Family

BC652 Pre-Marital Counseling

BC653 Jurisdiction of Biblical Counseling & Ministry

BC654 Biblical Counseling Internship

BC661 Theology of Biblical Counseling I

BC662 Theology of Biblical Counseling II

BC663 The Biblical Counselor as Teacher

BC664 Case Studies: Counseling Difficult Cases

BC665 Doctrine & Biblical Counseling

 

Elective Courses

All courses are 2 SCH unless specified, courses may also be selected from other TSU Colleges.

BC681 Independent Study

BC682 Independent Study

Doctor of Ministry

 

 

Requirements

45 Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH)


 

A relevant master’s degree or equivalent


 

 

Section 1

15 SCH:

Doctoral Reading & Research in major focus area (as assigned by Academic Advisor in consultation with the Dean)

Section 2

15 SCH:

Doctoral Seminars in major focus area (as assigned by Academic Advisor in consultation with the Dean)

Section 3

15 SCH:

BC985 Dissertation/Project: Writing, Defense, & Publication