Bachelor of Science Degrees (BS)

MINISTERIAL DEGREES:BS GENERAL BIBLICAL STUDIES

The 24-unit core of General Biblical Studies at Excel Christian College has been structured to provide to provide a broad exposure to basic Bible knowledge, theological awareness, Apostolic tradition, and the opportunities to serve God within and without the Church.  

BS COMMUNITY CARE AND COUNSELING (pre-professional)

The purpose of this degree is to equip students with basic, foundational knowledge and skills as caregivers in a variety of settings involving Christian community outreach and counseling.  

BS CHRISTIAN COUNSELING AND LEADERSHIP

The Counseling degree prepares and equips students to assume counseling roles in the church and society with a sound biblically based orientation. Students learn basic theories and techniques of counseling in order to function effectively in a counseling ministry and community setting. 


At its core, Christ-centered counseling is about understanding how people think, act and relate. We believe that a Christian worldview is an essential part of this understanding. That's why the Bachelor of Science in Christian Counseling integrates the scientific, research-driven study of human behavior with a biblical understanding of human nature.  

Bachelor of Science Degrees (BS)

BS THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

 "Scholarship with a Shepherd's Heart." Students are trained to effectively apply scripture and teach it to others in a practical, relevant manner.  

BS MASTER OF ARTS BIBLE EXPOSITION

The foundation of ministry is the ability to understand and teach Scripture well. This program will develop your skills in exposition and in teaching. You will study the contents, backgrounds and purpose of each book of the Old and New Testaments and become proficient at interpreting and applying passages by understanding their genre, ancient meaning and modern significance.  


Choose from various course formats that will allow you to move quickly and conveniently through your program.  

BS BIBLICAL MINISTRIES

The Bachelor of Science in Biblical Ministries is an online degree completion program for adult learners active in some form of Christian ministry — including teaching pastors, youth pastors, women's ministry leaders, small group leaders, Sunday school teachers and others. 


Enhance your Biblical Knowledge. Grow in your Practical Ministry Skills. Learn the “how to’s” of ministry — practical principles you can apply in your ministry from day one. Whether you need guidance on how to preach an effective sermon or lead a ministry team, you will receive biblically based, wisdom on how to best serve those entrusted to your care.  

Master of Arts Degrees (MA) & Doctoral Degree

MASTER OF ARTS NEW TESTAMENT

  Whether you are pursuing church-based ministry, advanced academic study, or desire to deepen your understanding of the Scriptures, this degree will provide you a thorough grounding in the language and literature of the New Testament. You will become competent in Greek exegesis and in understanding the historical-cultural setting of the New Testament canon. You will learn to navigate current issues in the field of New Testament studies and provide relevant, biblically-informed responses to those seeking to understand the New Testament.  

MASTER OF ARTS CONCISE THEOLOGY

  Whether you are pursuing church-based ministry, advanced academic study, or desire to deepen your understanding of Christian theology, this degree will ground your thinking on a thoroughly biblical foundation. You will learn to “think theologically” and consider issues facing today’s Church and society from a perspective formed by the study of Scripture and historical theological trends. 

Choose from various course formats that will allow you to move quickly and conveniently through your program.  

Doctor of Philosophy CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

  The Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling is primarily to equip persons for vocations of ministering and research in the Christian counseling arena and for the scholarly enhancement of ministerial counseling practice.