What You Will Learn

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling includes all the courses in the Bachelor's and Master's programs. The PhD program includes additional help for marriage counseling, helping others with their finances, as well as working with children and teenagers. 

There are 28 courses in the PhD program. Some highlights are:

  • Advanced Christian Counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol Recovery
  • Crisis and Trauma
  • Ecclesiastical Ordinances
  • Doctrinal Foundations
  • Prayer and Authority
  • The Word and the Spirit
  • How to Pray for Healing
  • Biblical Freedom Techniques 
  • Biblical  Naturopathy 
  • Emotional Biochemistry
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Making Peace with Your Past

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, FAM117: Parenting Boundaries, BIB300: Biblical Freedom Techniques, CNS119: Removing Poverty, FAM120: Parenting, BIB310: Warfare, CNS122: Forms of Anger, FAM123: Marriage Boundaries, BIB270: Biblical Naturopathy, NUT440: Emotional Biochemistry, FAM126: Seasons of Marriage, FAM127: Dysfunctional Families, CNS128: Sexual Addictions, and FAM129: Children and Money courses.

Courses Included in this Program: