Whether you are currently serving in the Christian Counseling field or looking to increase the effectiveness of your ministry, our online bachelors degree in Christian Counseling will train and equip you to provide Word-based Holy Spirit led counseling. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling program has 16 courses. IIFBC has a unique approach of relating to people according to their dominance; that being mind, will, or emotion. It is very insightful, scriptural, and effective. 

Even if you are a somewhat busy person, this program can be completed in less than a year. Upon completing of the bachelors program you can just complete the next level of classes to obtain a masters degree. Some highlights are:

  • Basic Christian Counseling
  • Advanced Christian Counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery
  • Crisis and Trauma
  • Doctrinal Foundations
  • Prayer and Spiritual Authority
  • How to Pray for Healing
  • Codependency and Boundaries

Check out the classes below that are included in this program for more detailed descriptions. At IIFBC you can purchase complete programs or pay as you go toward your next course for the completing of your program to earn your certification, degree, or minister's license.

What to Expect

All work is self-paced and on an individual basis. Courses are designed to build upon the student’s accumulated knowledge while also instilling confidence for practical application. Once enrolled in a course, you will have access to all content. You will need the required textbook above to begin your studies. A PDF version of the final exam is available if you prefer to complete your test offline. You will need to submit your answers through this website in order for your test to be graded and the course completed. A grade of 85% is considered passing for each of the open book exams/assignments. 

All programs should be completed within 6 years. The student that is not able to complete their program of study within the time limit may be dropped from active student status unless they apply for an extension. Extensions for hardship cases may be applied for in writing.

This Program Includes:

CNS101: Christian Counseling, CNS102: Advanced Christian Counseling, CNS103: GOD14® Drug Recovery Program, CNS105: Crisis & Trauma Counseling, BIB210: Ministerial Ethics, BIB220: Ecclesiastical Ordinances, BIB230: Doctrinal Foundations, BIB240: Kings & Kingdoms, BIB250: Prayer & Perspectives, and CNS111: Law Enforcement Stress Management, BIB260: Foundations of the Christian Faith, BIB290: How to Pray for Healing, CNS114: Codependency, CNS115: Financial Peace, FAM116: Love & Respect, and FAM117: Parenting Boundaries courses.