PROGRAMS OFFERED

 
Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry
 

Purpose

The Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry program of Heritage Bible College is designed for students who wish to prepare for a Christian life of service. The program is ideal for pastors, missionaries, evangelists, and church workers.

Program Objectives

The Pastoral Ministry program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively pursue a ministry calling. Students enrolled in the Pastoral Ministry program will complete courses in general education, Bible, and professional core. Coursework will equip students to use the Bible in light of contemporary issues, while developing oral and written skills in communication that are key to both personal and professional ministry settings.

Students completing the Pastoral Ministry program will exhibit the following:

  • Effective oral and written communication.

  • Application of a Pentecostal Holiness worldview as it relates to church disciplines in contemporary society. 

  • Ability to evaluate ministry application in view of Biblical knowledge and church history. 

  • Leadership skills for ministry and service in a local church. 

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry, the student must complete 122 semester credits.  This includes 54 credits in professional studies, 35 credits of general studies, and 33 credits of Bible.

 

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry Required Courses:

Bible Core (33 hours)

Practical Theology Electives (15 hours) 

General Core (35 hours)

Professional Core (54 hours)

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Education
 

 Purpose

The Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Education program of Heritage Bible College is designed for students who wish to prepare for a Christian life of service in the field of education. The purpose of the Education program is to provide students with knowledge of Bible content, principles, and educational skills to meet the demands of either teaching in the Christian school or leading an education program in the church setting.

Program Objectives

Students enrolled in the Education program will complete courses in general education, Bible and professional core. Coursework will prepare students for developing and teaching curriculum in a Christian school, understanding, and evaluating child development.

Students completing the Education program will exhibit the following:

  • Educational theories and methodologies demonstrated through effective teaching.

  • Ability to evaluate current educational methods and trends from a Biblical worldview.

 

Those completing the Elementary Education track will exhibit the following:

  • Proficiency in teaching skills through classroom experience and student teaching.

Those completing the Education Administration track will exhibit the following:

  • Competence to develop and lead an education program.


Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Education Required Courses: 

 

*any course offered in another program’s Professional Core

can be taken as an elective.

Education Administration Track (39 hours)

Bible Core (33 hours)

Professional Core (15 hours)

Elementary Education Track (39 hours)

General Core (35 hours)

Students choose between two education tracks:

 
Certificate in Christian Foundations
 

Purpose

The Certificate in Christian Foundations program of Heritage Bible College is designed for students who wish to prepare for a Christian life of service. The program is ideal for young people seeking direction for their live as well as those preparing for future ministry opportunities.

Program Objectives

Students enrolled in the Certificate in Christian Foundations program will complete courses in general education, Bible, and professional core. Coursework will equip students to use the Bible in light of contemporary issues, while developing oral and written skills in communication that are key to both personal and professional ministry settings.

Students completing the Certificate in Christian Foundations will exhibit:

  • Develop an appreciation and foundational knowledge of the Scriptures from a Pentecostal Holiness worldview.

  • Experience in the essential skills necessary for the development of various educational and church ministries.

  • Aspirations for a lifetime of service to the Kingdom of God.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate in Christian Foundations, the student must complete 32 semester credits.  This includes 13 credits in Bible and Professional Studies, and 19 credits of General Education Studies.

 

Certificate in Christian Foundation Required Courses:

Certificate in Christian Foundations (32 hours)