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Pastoral Counseling

South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary

18 months
Duration
6840 USD/year
6840 USD/year
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About

Through a Pastoral Counseling degree at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary, you will develop the Biblical counseling skills you need to address the relational, mental, and spiritual needs of suffering people in your community. 

Overview

As a Christian counselor, you do more than just help people work through their problems – you help people recognize their spiritual needs and connect with God’s healing grace. Whether you need a Biblical counseling degree to further your current ministry or want to branch out into Christian counseling as your primary ministry role, the online Pastoral Counseling degree at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary will provide a flexible and affordable path to the skills and knowledge you need. SFBC’s online seminary, partnered with our School of Behavioral Sciences to develop an online master’s in pastoral counseling program that is both a study of human psychology and a Biblically-based ministry practice degree.

You will further your career and your ministry by applying the skills you learn directly to helping people in your community grow and conquer their emotional and spiritual challenges so they can lead healthy, productive, and Christ-centered lives. As a pioneer of distance education since 1985 and a top-ten ranked Christian college for affordability, SFBC has the resources, reputation, and Biblical worldview you need to equip you for an effective and impactful Christian counseling ministry.

Potential Career Options 

  • Church Counselor
  • Ministry Worker
  • Pastor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse
  • Couples Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete SFBC’s Online Application 
  • Valid Passport
  • For EAP: High School Diploma or its equivalent (must provide certified English translation)
  • I-20 Request Form
  • Working in the USA Form
  • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    6840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 18 months.

Funding

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