Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Counselling

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The Bachelor of Ministry (Pastoral Counseling) is a program designed for those who intend to further their training from the Dip.Th. program to a more practical oriented
program. This program focuses on the practical aspects of Christian counseling as it relates to the local church.

The Objective of the Bachelor of Ministry (Pastoral Counseling) program is that student will:


  • Know basic biblical and theological content
  • Know biblical principles to a well-rounded ministry
  • Understand Christian counseling in a local church context


  • Increase in their demonstrated love for God and the universal church, by seeking to minister healing through counseling
  • Have a desire to fulfill their calling and role in the church as a people helper
  • Cultivate godly ambitions in the area of Christian counseling

Life and Ministry Skills:

  • Be a well-adjusted person spiritually, emotionally, socially, and physically
  • Effectively articulate biblical truth in the context of counseling
  • Develop pastoral skills in counseling with a strong ethic of using them for the glory of God and not to manipulate others nor for personal gain


Curriculum–Total of 129 credits

Division of Bible

OT100 Old Testament Survey (3)
NT100 New Testament Survey (3)
NT201 Acts (3)
BI210 Hermeneutics (3)
Electives (9)

Division of Theology

TH100 Introduction to Theology (3)
TH112 Pentecostal Foundations (3)
TH201 Anthropology / Hamartiology (3)
TH202 Soteriology / Christology (3)
TH303 Ecclesiology / Eschatology (3)
TH304 Pneumatology (3)
Electives (3)

Pastoral Ministries – Gen. Ed, Missions, CE, etc

CE110 Introduction to Christian Education (3)
CE212 Principles of Teaching (3)
GE110 Research& Report Writing (3)
GE213 Introduction to Church History (3)
MI110 Principles of Missions (3)
MI410 Biblical Theology of Missions (3)
MI444 Church Growth (3)
PM111 Evangelism (3)
PM214 Discipling & Mentoring (3)
SL340 Spiritual Formation (3)
SL414 Prayer & Spiritual Dynamics (3)
Electives (9)

Minor Components (in Pastoral Ministries)

CO310 Foundations of Pastoral Counselling (3)
CO400 Counselling Skills I (4)
CO402 Counselling Skills II (4)
CO418 Theories and Techniques (4)
CO320 Abnormal Psychology (3)
CO440 Models of Interventions In Counselling (3)
CO318 Group Counselling (3)
CO414 Marriage and Family Counselling (3)
CO444 Counselling Children and Adolescents (3)
CO460 Crisis and Community Counselling (3)
CO462 Multicultural Counselling (3)
CO464 Lay Counselling Strategies (3)
CO450 Field Experience (6)

Other Requirements

 GE120 Library/APA writing Course (0)
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