Degree Programs

 

Master of Christian Missions

   1. Program Description

This graduate degree program equips students with ministry proficiency in cross-cultural settings. Students will essentially acquire mature Christian life style, biblical knowledge, the effective communication of the gospel, and advanced professional ministry skills in order to advance the cause of Christ globally. Graduates can work as professional missionaries or mission administrators in local churches/Christian mission organizations.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  A completed application form

•  State approved or its equivalent bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA 2.5 

•  Three recommendation letters, two from church pastors and the other from college /Seminary      faculty

•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey  in one to two pages

•  Two photos 

•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 48 semester units including 39 units of required courses and 9 units of elective courses. The course of study usually spans a period of two years. Students must complete their study within five years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry nine (9) or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying

fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 48 credits with a minimum grade point  average         (GPA) of 2.5

•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

Required

(39 units)

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission

GB 102 Missional Church

GB 103 Holy Spirit and Missions

GH 101 Global Expansion of Christian Missions

GC 101 Culture, Contextualization, and Missions

GC 102 World Religions and Missions

GS 101 Missionary Life and Work

GS 102 Mission Strategy

GS 103 Church Planting and Discipling

GL 102 Leading Cross-culturally

GS 104 Business as Missions

GS 105 Cross-cultural Evangelism

GP 101 Spiritual Warfare and Healing

Electives

(9 units)

Choose 3 courses of the below

PM 103 Spiritual Healing Practicum

GP 102 Prayer and Missions

GL 101 Biblical Leadership

GP 103 Local Church for Missions

BP 101 Biblical Preaching

BP 102 Studying and Teaching the Bible

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Year

1st Semester

Required

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission 
GS 101 Missionary Life and Work 
GP 101 Spiritual Warfare and Healing

Electives

Choose one of the

following

GL 101 Biblical Leadership 
GP 103 Local Church for Missions

2nd Semester

Required

GH 101 Global Expansion of Christian Missions
GC 101 Culture, Contextualization, and Missions 
GS 105 Cross-cultural Evangelism 

Electives

Choose one of the

following

BP 102 Studying and Teaching the Bible
PM 103 Spiritual Healing Practicum

2nd Year

3rd Semester

Required

GB 102 Missional Church
GS 104 Business as Missions
GS 102 Mission Strategy 

Electives

Choose one of the

following

BP 101 Biblical Preaching
GP 102 Prayer and Missions

4th Semester

Required

GB 103 Holy Spirit and Missions
GL 102 Leading Cross-culturally
GC 102 World Religions and Missions
GS 103 Church Planting and Discipling

Master of Biblical Studies

   1. Program Description

This graduate degree program is designed to equip students for a foundational comprehension and accurate explanation of Scripture, as a future biblical expositor and as a future shepherd of the flock, implement a literal grammatical-historical interpretive practice within a comprehensive understanding of the Bible.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  A completed application form
•  State approved or its equivalent bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA 2.5 
•  Three recommendation letters, two from church pastors and the other from college /Seminary     faculty
•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey in one to two pages
•  Two photos 
•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 48 semester units including 39 units of required courses and 9 units of elective courses. The course of study usually spans a period of two years. Students must complete their study within five years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry nine (9) or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 48 credits with a minimum grade point average           (GPA) of 2.5
•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

Required

(39 units)

BI 101 Introduction to the OT
BI 102 Introduction to the NT
BL 101 Biblical Greek Grammar
BL 102 Biblical Hebrew Grammar
BL 103 Reading the Greek Bible
BL 104 Reading the Hebrew Bible
GO 101 Exegesis of Genesis
GO 102 Exegesis of Kings and Chronicles
GO 103 Exegesis of Jeremiah and Lamentations
GN 101 Exegesis of Synoptic Discourses
GN 102 Exegesis of the Pastoral Epistles
GN 103 Exegesis of Revelation
GN 104 Theology of Paul

Electives

(9 units)

Choose 3 courses of the below

BI 103 Old Testament Research Seminars
BI 104 New Testament Research Seminars
BI 106 Historical Geography of Israel Field Studies
BI 107 Asia Minor and Greece Field Studies
BI 108 History of Israel
GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Year

1st Semester

Required

BI 101 Introduction to the OT
BL 101 Biblical Greek Grammar
GN 101 Exegesis of Synoptic Discourses

Electives

Choose one of the

following

BI 103 Old Testament Research Seminars
GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission

2nd Semester

Required

BL 103 Reading the Greek Bible
GN 102 Exegesis of the Pastoral Epistles
GO 101 Exegesis of Genesis

Electives

Choose one of the

following

BI 104 New Testament Research Seminars
BI 106 Historical Geography of Israel Field Studies

2nd Year

3rd Semester

Required

BI 102 Introduction to the NT
BL 102 Biblical Hebrew Grammar
GO 102 Exegesis of Kings and Chronicles

Electives

Choose one of the

following

BI 107 Asia Minor and Greece Field Studies
BI 108 History of Israel

4th Semester

Required

BL 104 Reading the Hebrew Bible
GO 103 Exegesis of Jeremiah and Lamentations
GN 103 Exegesis of Revelation
GN 104 Theology of Paul

Master of Pastoral Ministry

   1. Program Description

This graduate degree program is designed to advance on the knowledge base of biblical and theological studies, translating them into preaching and leadership skills necessary for effective ministry, as a future pastor-teacher or counselor competently engage diverse groups in the church in the teaching and application of Biblical principles. And as a spiritual leader, competently engage diverse groups in the church in the teaching and application of Biblical principles.

   2. Admission Requirements

•  A completed application form
•  State approved or its equivalent bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA 2.5 
•  Three recommendation letters, two from church pastors and the other from college /Seminary     faculty
•  An Essay about Personal Christian Life Journey in one to two pages
•  Two photos 
•  Application fee:  $60

   3. Components of the Program and Time Limit for Completion

The program consists of 48 semester units including 39 units of required courses and 9 units of elective courses. The course of study usually spans a period of two years. Students must complete their study within five years, beginning on the date of their first registration for courses. A student must carry nine (9) or more units to be considered a full-time student. Those carrying fewer than nine units are considered part-time students.

   4. Graduation Requirements

•  A completion of all required course work of 48 credits with a minimum grade point average          (GPA) of 2.5
•  A settlement of all financial obligations with the university

5. Curriculum (Each is a 3 semester unit course)

Required

(39 units)

PS 101 Expository Preaching
PS 102 Effective Sermon Delivery
PS 103 Christ-centered Preaching
GP 101 Church Administration
GP 102 Discipleship Training
GP 103 Analysis of Significant New Testament Churches
GP 104 Family Ministry
PC 101 Introduction to Christian Counseling
Pc 102 Advanced Biblical Counseling
PC 103 Marriage and Family Counseling
PE 101 Foundation of Christian Education
PE 102 Education in Ministry
PE 103 Creative Bible Teaching

Electives

(9 units)

Choose 3 courses of the below

GP 105 Ethnic Churches Ministry
GP 106 Computers and Ministry
GP 107 Research Seminars in Pastoral Ministry
PC 104 Biblical Conflict Resolution
PE 104 Creative Teaching Method
GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission

6. Curriculum in Sequence

1st Year

1st Semester

Required

PS 101 Expository Preaching
GP 101 Church Administration
PE 101 Foundation of Christian Education

Electives

Choose one of the

following

GB 101 Biblical Foundations of Mission
GP 106 Computers and Ministry

2nd Semester

Required

PS 102 Effective Sermon Delivery
GP 102 Discipleship Training
PC 101 Introduction to Christian Counseling

Electives

Choose one of the

following

GP 105 Ethnic Churches Ministry
PE 104 Creative Teaching Method

2nd Year

3rd Semester

Required

PC 102 Advanced Biblical Counseling
PE 102 Education in Ministry
GP 103 Analysis of Significant New Testament Churches

Electives

Choose one of the

following

GP 107 Research Seminars in Pastoral Ministry
PC 104 Biblical Conflict Resolution

4th Semester

Required

PS 103 Christ-centered Preaching
GP 104 Family Ministry
PC 103 Marriage and Family Counseling
PE 103 Creative Bible Teaching