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Biblical Counseling

Know the Word. Counsel the Word.

Boyce’s approach to counseling is centered on the Bible.

Be equipped to help the hurting.

Gain counseling experience inside and outside of the classroom as you learn to point to Christ-centered solution.

The training you need to serve the church.

Our counseling programs fulfill the training requirement for certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors

Faculty Profile


“Here at Boyce, we are committed to providing you with a robust theological education. We believe God’s Word is sufficient and our program will train you to competently and confidently use God’s Word to disciple and counsel others.”

Andrew Rogers, Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling


Biblical Counseling

Program of Study



General Studies


EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 105 Ancient Near Eastern History 3
HU 421 Great Books Seminar I 3
HU 422 Great Books Seminar II 3
MA — Math Elective 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 108 Worldview Analysis 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3

Ministry Studies


CE 101 Introduction to Christian Education 3
MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
Choose two of the following courses. Students must choose PR 205 and PR 206 or SP 105 and SP 106
PR 205 Preaching I 3
PR 206 Preaching II 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SP 106 Advanced Public Speaking 3

Biblical and Theological Studies


BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
BL — Old or New Testament Elective 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
HS 305 Baptist History 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3

Major Studies


CN 101 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
CN 125 Spiritual Life Dynamics 3
CN 201 Methods of Biblical Counseling 3
CN 321 Counseling Through the Life Span 3
CN 350 Theological Basis of Biblical Counseling 3
CN 415 Advanced Counseling Issues I 3
CN 416 Advanced Counseling Issues II 3
CN 481 Counseling Skills Development I 3
CN 482 Counseling Skills Development II 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PS 221 Marriage and the Family 3

General Electives


Total Degree Hours


Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.

2. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

3. Students will be able to demonstrate skill in the practice of biblical counseling.

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