"Where Vision Becomes Mission"


Our Doctor of Christian Education (D.CED) program is designed to equip learners in preparation for a specific career path or professional goal with specialized knowledge and sharpened understanding in the development of education leadership through an interdisciplinary study based on a biblical worldview. Students will gain advanced experience and increased competence in designing and developing focused programs of study and curriculum for a variety of Christian education venues. Using the acquired skills, students will be able to analyze the history, philosophy, and current issues in education in order to apply and evaluate the various theories and practices of education in their ministry context. Students entering this program of study must have at least 5 years of verifiable ministry experience, must have at least a Masters Degree in a ministry-related field of study with at least 174 semester hours of study, must have at least a 3.0 GPA, must be a licensed/ordained minister in good standing, and must have three ministry references in order to be considered for acceptance this program of study.

8 Courses
32 Semester Hours


Unit One

  • Studying the Bible*
  • Foundations for Biblical Teaching*
  • Methods of Communicating the Gospel*
  • Understanding Teaching

Unit Two

  • Teaching Techniques
  • Teaching to Change Lives
  • Christian Education - Foundations for the Future
  • Christian Education Handbook - Administration Principles 

  * denotes courses which are available online


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