Biblical Counseling Program

Biblical Counseling Vision:

The Biblical Counseling Program at BTS is designed to house several levels of training. From lay certification to Doctoral Studies, we desire to produce graduates that are faithful to a Biblical view of personhood and equipped to provide insight, guidance, direction, and counsel to individuals struggling with significant issues in their personal and relational lives.

Director: Dr. Howard Eyrich

Degrees offered:

  • Lay Counseling (2 classes/4 hours)
  • Advanced Certificate of Biblical Counseling (15 classes/30 hours)
  • Masters of Arts in Biblical Counseling (31 classes/62 hours)
  • Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Counseling (40 hours/dissertation)

Sample Courses:

  • Introduction to Biblical Counseling 
  • Using the Bible in Counseling 
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theological Anthropology & Counseling Theory
  • Using the Bible in Counseling
  • Biblical Counseling & the Law
  • Biblical Approach to Addictions
  • Biblical Counseling & Gender and Sexuality
  • Biblical Counseling with Children & Youth
  • Pre-Marriage Counseling
  • Advanced Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Group Dynamics

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