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Doctor of Arts - Christian Counseling


Courses for the Doctor of Arts (Christian Counseling) program:

  • TH45559   Isaiah B-2(if taken A-1)

  • CCC2333   Crucial Accountability

  • TH48880  Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

  • CS43358    Job A-2(if taken A-1)

  • CS43357    Communication/Crucial Thinking

  • CS43348    Revelation B-2 (if taken A-1)

  • NT41705     Acts B-2(if A-1 has not taken) 

  • CS61500    Studies in the Deeper Life

  • NT41892     Thessalonians I - II

  • CS41578     Psalms B-2 (if taken A-1) 









Admission Requirements:  For adult students interested in beginning or completing their post-graduate degree, the Vineyard Place Biblical Seminary offers flexible educational opportunities. Students seeking to enroll in the Doctor of Arts (Christian Counseling) program must complete an online admission application, evaluation form, and must have completed an approved 120 semester hour program of study. 


The Doctor of Arts (Christian Counseling) degree is a 60-semester core curriculum hour program that students may complete at their own rate of progress. 


When people are faced with life crisis or uncertainties, they often seek support from someone who can counsel them in a spiritual circumstance. You have chosen the degree for the kind of person who has empathy and would like to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Earning a degree in Christian Counseling could be the most important decision you will make for your future.

The Doctor of Christian Counseling is specifically designed for those church leaders working within the church who are called to fill a counselor’s role. It is ideal for all pastors, associate pastors, and church leaders seeking to advance their counseling skills.

The program is very accessible to both full-time and busy pastors, leaders and layman with all courses being available through the VBS Distance Education Formats. The completion of course this require a completed dissertation. 

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