To qualify for admission to Holy Bible College’s Associate Program, an applicant must agree with the Statement of Faith and ACI’s Accreditation Statement. Prospective students must also have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate. Homeschooled graduates must submit an official transcript or GED scores of 225 or higher. Current high school juniors and seniors may consider taking a certificate program. Students wishing to transfer credits from another college will need to submit their transcripts to determine whether or not their credits will transfer to Holy Bible College. All Holy Bible College’s Associate programs require a total of 60 credit hours for graduation and a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.
Associates of Biblical Studies
The Associate of Biblical Studies degree integrates biblical learning with practical training designed to not only educate students but to equip them with a broad biblical understanding and practical experience. The course content of this undergraduate program is presented in a specific format aimed to develop successful students and prepare them for advanced biblical learning.
Associates of Pastoral Studies
The Pastoral Studies degree trains up faith leaders to operate in ministerial positions with a keen focus on counseling and oversight. Ministry leaders will benefit from this course’s crisis and sensitivity trainings, which all leaders operating in pastoral capacities must undergo. Understanding the various functions of the church and faith-based community organizations is critical to the overseer. Graduates of this program will be well prepared to take on challenging career opportunities in church leadership, Christian counseling and Christian education.
Associate in Christian Counseling
The Associate in Christian Counseling is the beginning of the journey for those seeking in occupation as a licensed mental health counselor from a biblical worldview. Students pursuing a career in Christian counseling will be prepared to offer counsel, wisdom, and solution-oriented biblical inspiration within different specializations such as addiction, eating disorders, marriage and many others. The Christian focus in counseling allows students to share their faith and guide others their own personal life transformations.
Associate of Christian Secondary Education
The Associates of Christian Secondary Education degree not only educates students but also enables them to teach in school settings such as high schools, home schools, private schools, churches and missions fields. Those seeking to plant schools or teach specific courses in biblical education can do so with the training and comprehensive teaching skill offered in this course.
Associates in Evangelism & Missions
The Associates in Evangelism and Leadership trains aspiring leaders in the application of the gospel’s great commission. The missions-centered focus of this program prepares leaders to plan and facilitate outreach initiatives within church organizations and abroad. Students will give much attention to the doctrinal components of evangelism and evangelical practices. Through the Associates in Evangelism and Leadership program, those entering leadership positions will be well versed in the message and application of the gospel.
Associate of Christian Elementary Education
This program prepares teachers to facilitate classroom settings with children ranging from grades k-5. Fundamental course content and Christian curriculum make up key areas of expertise for elementary school educators. Sunday school teachers, home school teachers and tutors included will gain a wealth of preparation from this program and its insightful lessons on children’s love languages, classroom setups, and the role of a teacher. Elementary Educators are in high demand in both churches and school systems alike.
Associate of Christian Early Childhood Education
The Associate of Christian Early Childhood Education gives specialized credentials in early childhood education for those seeking to become teachers and children’s counselors. Students of this program will study specialized learning styles, effective teaching methods, and child behavior with a focus on children from infants to eight years old. This program will train students in verbal and non verbal communication methods, ministering God’s love in the developmental stage, and the needs of children in the early stages of learning.