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Biblical Counseling, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Courses are pursued through a combination of on-campus and distance education courses. The program is designed to give students maximum flexibility in progressing through the degree while also strategically offering instruction in the format best suited for effective educational training–serving both distance and local students. With these available formats, the entire degree may be earned without relocating to Southern California, although local students may experience additional mentoring because of their proximity to campus and additional ministry connections with the faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • Essential Qualities of a Biblical Counselor
  • Theology and the Psychologies
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Counseling Observation and Practicum
  • Counseling Women
  • Developing a Counseling Ministry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete Application
  • Personal Statements
  • Application fee
  • Pastor’s Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    435 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 435 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    435 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 435 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Santa Clarita

  • 1290 - 2230 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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