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The Degree Titles presented below will be deemed appropriate and acceptable from member Bible Colleges, Training institutes, Seminaries, and Universities, BUT NOT LIMITED TO. Please be advised, however, that your institution may, at its discretion issue Degrees under our approved  Tiles (i.e. Biblical Studies, Christian Counseling, Christian Education, Christian Ministry, Divinity, Ministry, Pastoral Counseling, Pastoral Ministry, Religious Education, Religious Philosophy, Theology, etc.). The below represent the standard acceptable Degree Titles issued on a universal basis through schools of biblical and theological learning. We are not limited to the Degrees that are listed below.


Associate in Biblical Studies
Associate in Christian Counseling
Associate in Christian Education
Associate in Christian Ministry
Associate in Church Administration
Associate in Ministry
Associate in Pastoral Ministry
Associate in Practical Ministry
Associate in Sacred Theology
Associate of Theological Studies



Bachelor of Pastoral Theology

Bachelor of Church Administration

Bachelor of Practical Ministry
Bachelor of Christian Counseling

Bachelor in Christian Psychology

Bachelor of Ministry
Bachelor of Christian Education
Bachelor of Christian Ministry
Bachelor of Divinity
Bachelor of Pastoral Ministry
Bachelor of Pastoral Counseling

Bachelor of Religious Education
Bachelor of Sacred Theology
Bachelor of Theology


Master of Religious Education

Master of Sacred Theology

Master of Christian Education

Master of Christian Ministry

Master of Church Administration
Master of Christian Counseling
Master of Pastoral Ministry

Master of Pastoral Theology
Master of Divinity
Master of Pastoral Counseling
Master of Practical Ministry
Master of Theological Studies
Master of Theology


Doctor of Pastoral Education

Doctor of Religious Education

Doctor of Sacred Theology

Doctor of Canon Law
Doctor of Christian Counseling
Doctor of Christian Education
Doctor of Divinity
Doctor of Ministry
Doctor of Missiology
Doctor of Theology
Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in Theological Studies

Doctor of Art in Christian Music

NOTE: The Associates of Arts, Associates of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctorate of Philosophy designations must specify a Religious Modifier (i.e. Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Church Administration, Master of Arts in Christian Counseling, Doctorate of Philosophy in Religious Studies).



Bible Colleges, Seminaries/Universities are authorized to issue Honorary Degrees (i.e. Honorary Doctor of Divinity; Honorary Doctor of Letters; Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, etc.).  currently maintains that any member school issuing Honorary Degrees are limited to a specific amount of  Honorary Degrees per year. Honorary Degrees must specify that the conferral of such a diploma is "Honorary."

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