Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary of Springfield, Missouri offers both under graduate and graduate degrees in Biblical Counseling. The Master of Arts Biblical Counseling (MABC) is a 60-hour degree intended for students who will counsel as a primary responsibility of ministry in the local church, chaplaincy, college campus, high school, grade school, counseling ministry or other Christian ministries. This degree is also intended for students who will counsel as a supporting responsibility of ministry in the local church, the home or secular environment.
Birmingham Theological Seminary is located in Birmingham, Alabama. Their Master of Arts degrees are designed to provide a full, comprehensive academic and ministry-oriented program that intellectually and spiritually benefit the student, both personally and professionally. The programs are generally oriented around two axes: ministry in the church (Pastoral Leadership, Christian Education, Biblical Counseling, and Worship Ministry) or ministry outside the church (MA in Public Theology [Apologetics, Missions, and Evangelism]). Original language study can be added to any of these degrees.
The Bible classes at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, will provide you with a solid foundation for your biblical counseling ministry. Including classes in hermeneutics, doctrines, Bible and theology—as well as courses on the various books of the Bible—you will learn who God is, how to interpret His Word and how the gospel pertains to every area of life. In your counseling classes you’ll learn how Christ-centered ministry is deeply rooted in the doctrines of sufficiency and progressive sanctification. You’ll develop the skill to point people to Christ as you take the Bible and apply it to the spiritual struggles, trials and challenges that every believer faces.
Christ’s Theological Seminary, located in Ormond Beach, FL, offers an Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. This degree program is designed to prepare students for a ministry of biblical counseling in a congregational, counseling center or missions setting. The remaining courses beyond the core would be directed studies utilizing a combination of delivery methods, including classroom instruction or online lectures and other resources. Students will also be encouraged to pursue certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.
College of Biblical Studies, located in Houston, TX and Indianapolis, IN, offers a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biblical Counseling degree. The purpose of the 120-hour program with major in Biblical Counseling culminating in a Bachelor of Science degree is to provide a thoroughly biblical model for biblical counseling. The training will prepare men and women to engage in church, parachurch, or private biblical counseling, and provide a base for seminary or other graduate training.
Doane Baptist Seminary in partnership with Overseas Instruction in Counseling, offers a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree program. DBS is located on the island of Iloilo in the Philippines. The MABC program is designed for busy ministers, so a student will have to attend DBS only twice a year, in the Summer and Winter. Every session consists of two courses and is taught in English, for two weeks at the Doane Baptist Church, 35, 45 Bonifacio St, Iloilo City Proper, Iloilo City, Iloilo.
Faith Bible Seminary is located in Lafayette, IN, offers a blended (online and onsite modular classes) Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree. The Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree evolved based on years of practical counseling ministry experience by members and staff of Faith Church. Their faculty includes some of the best professors in their respective specialties from all over the country. Their distinctive program – unique among other seminaries – combines this expertise and academics to teach you to be a leader in counseling ministry. While this training is intensely practical and effective, the MABC program is not designed to lead students toward a counseling licensure within their state. Faith Bible Seminary is accredited by The Association for Biblical Higher Education.
Maranatha Baptist University, located in Watertown, WI (formerly Maranatha Baptist Bible College), offers a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling and a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree. The curriculum includes practical courses in topics such as crisis counseling and addictive behavior, while providing a solid foundation of biblical and theological courses from which to build practical applications.
Mid-America Theological Seminary‘s biblical counseling program offers students fully accredited training in biblical counseling at every level. The BA, MA, and MDIV degrees may be earned both residentially through Mid-America or via their online degree program.
Montana Bible College, located in Bozeman, MT, offers a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a Biblical Counseling Concentration. A student pursuing the biblical counseling degree will be thoroughly equipped to provide encouragement, support, and biblical direction to those in need. The focus of the program is not to ready a student to open a counseling clinic, but to have tools to minister within his or her local body of believers.
The North American Reformed Seminary, based in South Carolina, offers a self-paced, independent study Doctor of Ministries in Nouthetic Counseling. The North American Reformed Seminary is a private online, non-profit, distance educational, Christian, reformed seminary whose mission states is “to educate the body of Christ completely free of charge.
Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s College & Advanced Studies, located in Cavite, Philippines, in partnership with Overseas Instruction in Counseling, offers a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree program. PTS-CAS is located on the island of Luzon. The MABC program is designed for busy ministers, so a student will have to attend PTS only twice a year, in the Summer and Winter. Every session consists of two courses and is taught in English, for two weeks. Students will do pre-session assignments, communicating with teachers and classmates through email. Post-session assignments will include practicum. This will help them to relate theoretical knowledge to practical ministry.
Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, located in Pittsburg, offers biblical counseling concentrations in their M.Div., MTS, and D.Min. programs. Beyond their counseling coursework, students will observe live counseling, participate in role play, and counsel others under the supervision of Professor Keith Evans. Students can also apply these counseling opportunities toward certification requirements for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).
The Master’s Academy International is committed to fulfilling the Great Commission by training indigenous church leaders to be approved pastor-teachers, able to equip their churches to make biblically sound disciples.
Westminster Theological Seminary, located in Glenside, PA, offers a Master of Arts in Counseling. When you enroll in the online MAC you join global, ministry-minded peers face-to-face in world-class online learning. Study counseling and theology while engaged in your local ministry and on a schedule that fits your life.
Word of Life Bible Institute, located in many locations, is a nondenominational bible institute that offers intensive Bible training through one and two year programs around the world. As part of their curriculum, they provide a course in Biblical Counseling during each year of study.