Know the Word. Counsel the Word.
Boyce’s approach to counseling is centered on the Bible.
The purpose of this program is to prepare persons for a variety of counseling ministries as well as to position students for attending seminary or graduate school and pursuing advanced training in Christian counseling.
Be equipped to help the hurting in the church or marketplace.
Gain counseling experience inside and outside of the classroom as you learn to point to Christ-centered solutions.
The training you need to serve the church.
Our counseling programs fulfill the training requirement for certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.
“ The Biblical Counseling program at Boyce is preparing me to apply the Word to my life while also giving me a deeper desire to walk with others in applying it to theirs. ”
“ The Biblical Counseling program at Boyce College has deepened my knowledge about Scripture. I feel more than confident as a future biblical counselor because of this program. Boyce College cherishes spiritual, personal, and academic growth inside and outside of the classroom. ”
Use the tabs below to explore the courses, outcomes, and further information on this program.
|General Studies||33 Credits|
|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|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Ministry Studies||15 Credits|
|CE 101||Introduction to Christian Education||3|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Mission||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|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||36 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||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||30 Credits|
|CN 101||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|CN 201||Methods of Biblical Counseling||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 221||Marriage and the Family||3|
|Choose two of the following three courses:|
|CN 125||Spiritual Life Dynamics||3|
|CN 241||Biblical Conflict Resolution||3|
|CN 321||Counseling Through the Life Span||3|
|General Electives||15 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||129 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to demonstrate skill in the practice of biblical counseling.
Frequently Asked Questions
Graduates will be prepared to serve the local church as someone trained with the proper understanding of how to counsel members through a variety of life experiences.
As a prospective student, we have two next steps that we would love for you to consider taking. Follow the links below to take your next steps!
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.