Certificate in Discipleship and Counseling

Bring the Gospel into the Mess of Everyday Life

The Certificate in Discipleship & Counseling is designed for every person in the church body. This program guides Christians in thinking through biblical principles related to discipleship, counseling on a variety of issues, and understanding and effectively engaging the worldviews of the people they interact with.



Fully Online

What will you learn?

  • Develop proper Bible study methods.
  • Overview of both the Old and New Testaments.
  • Analyze and engage culture theologically.
  • Foundational principles for counseling in church settings.

Ideal for:

  • Church-based counselors & mentors
  • Youth leaders & volunteers
  • Anyone who may want to continue on to an Associates or Bachelor Degree program

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Tuition Breakdown

25 credits / $275 per credit

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Course Listing

100% of classes can be transferred into an Associate Degree or Bachelor of Advanced Biblical and Cultural Exegesis.

Course NameCredit Hours
BIBL101. Bible Study Methods3
DISC101. Applied Theology: Discipleship & Counseling2
BIBL102. Old Testament Overview 13
BIBL103. Old Testament Overview 23
BIBL104. New Testament Overview3
PMIN420. Missional Church2
DISC211. Marriage and Family Issues3
THEO408. Worldview & Apologetics3
Plus three credits from the list below:3
*DISC202 - Advanced Issues (3 credits)
*DISC300 - Counseling Seminar: Depression (1 credit)
*DISC301 - Counseling Seminar: Sexuality (1 credit)
*DISC302 - Counseling Seminar: Eating Disorders (1 credit)
*DISC310 - Counseling Seminar: Youth Counseling (3 credits)