"Where Vision Becomes Mission"


Our Doctor of Christian Counseling (D.CC) program primarily equips persons for vocations of ministering and research in the Christian counseling arena, as well as the scholarly enhancement of ministerial counseling practice. The program trains pastors, counselors, and scholars to think and practice wisely in caring for people amid the complexities of human life. This degree not only provides advanced scholarship in the theological, historical, and contemporary aspects of Christian counseling, but also fosters case wisdom, skill in biblical interpretation, and appreciation for the church’s role in the care of people. Students entering the Doctor of Christian Counseling program must have at least 5 years of verifiable ministry experience, must have at least a Masters in a ministry-related field of study with at least 174 semester hours of study, must have at least 3.0 GPA, must be a licensed/ordained ministry, and must have three ministry references in order to be considered for acceptance into this program of study. 

8 Courses
32 Semester Hours


 Unit One

  • Following God's Plan*
  • Building A Christian Family*
  • Principles of Problem Solving*
  • Christian Ethics

Unit Two 

  • Understanding People
  • Biblical Basis for Christian Counseling
  • Making Friends and Making Them Count
  • Effective Biblical Counseling

* denotes courses that are available online


  •  $175.00 - per course
  • $1400.00 - full tuition