UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Diploma – Bachelors

DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Diploma in Biblical Studies (D.B.S.)

Diploma In Biblical Studies (D.B.S)

Objectives

This program of study will equip the student with a general knowledge in Biblical Studies. It is designed to provide a foundation for personal spiritual development, as well as the pursuit of local ministry. Upon completion of the program the student should possess a strong foundation in the Word of God, and a balanced comprehension of the principle teachings of the Bible. Intended as a one-year program, it can serve as a point of entry into other undergraduate programs of study.

Course Requirements 

In order to be awarded a Diploma in Biblical Studies, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1. A minimum of 32 credits (No prerequisite)

    2. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    3. All financial obligations settled with VBC

    4. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

ASSOCIATE PROGRAMS

Associate in Biblical Studies Degree (A.B.S.)

Associate In Biblical Studies Degree (A.B.S)

Objectives

This program of study will provide a Major in Biblical Studies. Upon completion of the program the student will be established in the Scriptures, understanding the principle doctrines of the Bible. He/she will have a good understanding of the ministry of the local church as well as the mission to the world. He/she will have a true comprehension of God's plan for man and the world, and have the skills to effectively witness and minister the Gospel in his/her own ministry and calling.

Course Requirements

In order to graduate with an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

  1. A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion 
  2. Orientation Requirements
  3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0
  4. All financial obligations settled with VBC
  5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation
Associate in Ministry Degree (A.Min.)

Associate in Ministry Degree (A.Min.)

Concentration In Biblical Christian Counseling

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in ministry with a concentration in Christian counseling. With a strong foundation of theology and a practical knowledge of Biblical ministry methods, this program of study will help prepare the student for ministry under the direction of the local church. Upon completion of the program the student will be established in the Scriptures, gain a deep understanding of human behavior and how to relate to others, and possess the ability to effectively use the Word of God in Christian ministry.

Course Requirements 

In order to graduate with an Associate In Ministry Degree with a concentration In Christian Counseling, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

  1. A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion
  2. Orientation Requirements
  3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0
  4. All financial obligations settled with VBC
  5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

BACHELOR PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Theology Degree (Th.B)

Bachelor of Theology Degree (Th.B)

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in theology.  Upon completion of the program the student should have a deepened knowledge of the Bible.  In addition to having an understanding of the Scriptures, the student should possess a clear knowledge of New Testament ministry, a commitment to his/her personal call, and the motivation to fulfill the mission to carry the gospel to the world.

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Theology Degree (Th.B.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Associate degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2.  A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application  

Bachelor of Ministry Degree (B.Min.) – Christian Counseling

Bachelor of Ministry Degree (B.Min.)

Christian Counseling

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in ministry with a concentration in Christian counseling.  With a strong foundation of theology and a practical knowledge of Biblical ministry methods, this program of study will help prepare the student for ministry under the direction of the local church. Upon completion of the program the student will be established in the Scriptures, gain a deep understanding of human behavior and how to relate to others, and possess the ability to effectively use the Word of God in Christian ministry.    

Course Requirements  

 In order to graduate with an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Associate degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2.  A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

Bachelor of Ministry Degree (B.Min.) – Pastoral Studies

Bachelor of Ministry Degree (B.Min.)

Pastoral Studies

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in ministry with a concentration in pastoral studies.  With a strong foundation of theology and a practical knowledge of Biblical ministry methods, this program of study will help prepare the student for more effective pastoral ministry. Upon completion of the program the student should demonstrate a good understanding of theological and Biblical interpretation, as well as the ability to effectively use the Word of God and his/her respective ministry gifts in pastoral ministry.  

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Ministry Degree (B.Min.) with a concentration in Pastoral Studies, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Associate degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2.  A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

Bachelor of Christian Education Degree

Bachelor of Christian Education Degree

Objectives

This Program of study will provide a Major in Christian Education.  Upon completion of the program the student should have a deepened knowledge of the Bible and a thorough knowledge of education in the local church.  The student will have an understanding of the learning processes for children through adults including the ministries of the local church in maturing the saints for the work of ministry.  

Course Requirements   

In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Christian Education Degree (B.C.E.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Associate degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2.  A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application  

Bachelor of Leadership Degree (B.L.M.) - Ministry

Bachelor of Leadership Degree (B.L.M.)

Ministry

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in Christian ministry and leadership. The purpose of the program is to provide a strong theoretical and practical foundation rooted in a Biblical philosophy of ministry, preparing the student to assume leadership roles in ministry, as well as in other aspects of life. Upon completion of the program, the student should possess a deepened knowledge of the Scriptures, a commitment to his/her personal call, and the motivation to fulfill one’s purpose with vision and integrity.  

Course Requirements   

In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Leadership in Ministry Degree, the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1. Pre-requisite:  Associate degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2. A minimum of 60 Credits for program completion

    3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4. All financial obligations settled with Vintage Bible College

    5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Masters – Doctoral

MASTERS PROGRAM

Master of Theology Degree (Th.M)

Master of Theology Degree (Th.M)

Objectives

Theology is the study of God; therefore, this program of study will provide a strong foundation of theology and help prepare the student for Christian ministry as a Bible teacher, preacher, missionary, and various other public and personal ministry roles. Anyone called to ministry, regardless of their particular calling, should possess an intense knowledge of New Testament ministry and a deeper conviction and commitment to his/her own personal call to ministry. Upon completion of the program the student should demonstrate a greater understanding of God, a methodology for Bible study and interpretation, and the ability to effectively use the Word of God in Christian ministry.

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Master of Theology Degree (Th.M), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:  

   1. Pre-requisite:  Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field  

   2. A minimum of 32 Credits for program completion  

   3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0  

   4. All financial obligations settled with VBC  

   5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

Master of Leadership Degree (M.L.M.)

Master of Leadership Degree (M.L.M.)

Ministry

Objectives

The purpose of the program is to provide the student with both theological and practical instruction in Christian leadership and ministry. With a strong emphasis on a Biblical philosophy of ministry, the student should possess a deepened appreciation for the nature and application of the call of God, as well as a greater commitment to fulfill one’s purpose with vision and integrity.  

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Master of Leadership in Ministry Degree (M.L.M.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1. Pre-requisite:  Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field

    2. A minimum of 34 Credits for program completion

    3. A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4. All financial obligations settled with Vintage Bible College

    5. Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application

Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.) – Christian Education

Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.)

Christian Education

Objectives

This program of study will provide a major in ministry with a concentration in Christian education.  Upon completion of the program, the student should have a thorough understanding of the pastoral nature and educational mission of the ministry, which will help prepare the student for administering effective Christian education in the local church

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field  

    2.  A minimum of 34 Credits for program completion  

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0  

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC  

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.) – Pastoral Studies

Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.)

Pastoral Ministry

Objectives

This program of study will provide a concentration in Pastoral Ministry.  With a strong foundation of theology and a practical knowledge of Biblical ministry methods, this program of study will help prepare the student for public ministry in the local church and community, as well as one on one.  Anyone called to ministry, regardless of their particular calling, should possess an intense knowledge of New Testament ministry and a deeper conviction and commitment to his/her own personal call to ministry.  Upon completion of the program the student should demonstrate a greater knowledge of the Bible and an overall understanding of Biblical interpretation, and possess the ability to effectively use the Word of God in Christian ministry, as well as the capacity to constructively exercise judgment and skill in areas vital to the ministry.

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Master of Ministry Degree (M.Min.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in related/approved field  

    2.  A minimum of 34 Credits for program completion  

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0  

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC  

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation

DOCTORAL PROGRAM

Doctor of Theology Degree (Th.D)

Doctor of Theology Degree (Th.D)

Objectives

Theology is the study of God; therefore, this program of study will provide a strong foundation of theology and help prepare the student for Christian ministry as a Bible teacher, preacher, missionary, and various other public and personal ministry roles. Anyone called to ministry, regardless of their particular calling, should possess an intense knowledge of New Testament ministry and a deeper conviction and commitment to his/her own personal call to ministry. Upon completion of the program the student should demonstrate a greater understanding of God, a methodology for Bible study and interpretation, and the ability to effectively use the Word of God in Christian ministry.

Course Requirements  

In order to graduate with a Doctor of Theology Degree (Th.D.), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

    1.  Pre-requisite:  Masters degree in related or approved field

    2.  A minimum of 33 Credits for program completion

    3.  A minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0

    4.  All financial obligations settled with VBC

    5.  Recommendation by the faculty for graduation upon application