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Christian Counseling, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Florida City, FL, United States| Online
Do you feel burdened to help hurting people and families overcome challenges and heal from trauma? The need for competent, compassionate mental health professionals continues to grow, and Christian Counseling degree at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary can equip you to minister to the mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of your community.
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The Christian Counseling degree at South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary can help you develop into an ethical, well-trained pastoral or mental health counselor with the knowledge, values, and skills to help others make positive changes in their lives. You’ll get the training to further your current human services career, or enter the discipline for the first time.

With degree specializations at the bachelor’s level, you’re sure to find the one that meets your professional needs. Since the degree options are available 100% online, this gives you rich opportunities to network and connect with your professor and classmates on SFBC’s online platform without taking time away from your family, work, or church.

And because SFBC is dedicated to Preparing Men and Women for Ministry, you’ll receive quality professional training as a mental health counselor from a faith-based perspective. Your counseling degree from SFBC will equip you to reach new professional heights and shape a better world by championing what matters to you. And that’s what matters to us.

Benefits of the Online Bachelors of Arts Degree in Christian Counseling

By earning your online counseling degree from a nonprofit institution whose online programs ranked in the top forty of more than 2,100 Christian colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.

Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top 10 in the country, with no out of state tuition. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit institution.

With SFBC’s online program, you can complete a flexible and affordable counseling degree on your time and not have to visit a traditional campus.

SFBC’s online programs are fully accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), and holds certification with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and the Florida Association of Christian Counselors and Therapists (FACCT).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Counseling Ethics
  • Counseling Marriage and Families
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Personality Theories
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

  • Complete SFBC’s Online Application 
  • Valid Passport
  • For EAP: High School Diploma or its equivalent (must provide certified English translation)
  • I-20 Request Form
  • Working in the USA Form
  • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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