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Program Details

The Master of Practical Theology in the Ministry of Healing from The King’s University is designed for empathetic practitioners of the Christian faith with an interest in psychology, counseling, biblical truth, and spiritual growth who wish to help in the spiritual healing of others. This advanced theological research degree seeks to prepare its students with the knowledge, skills, and maturity necessary to minister and counsel in a host of environments. The program, offered mostly online, provides flexibility for working individuals, allowing students to design a program that best reflects their goals or calling. Graduates of this program should be prepared for roles in ministry or faith-based psychology.

To complete this program, students must complete a total of 92 overall credits in what is normally a two-year sequence. Of these required hours, 18 are devoted to topics in Biblical Studies, with courses in Biblical Hermeneutics, the Old and New Testaments, and Exegetical Principles; and 18 to the area of Theological and Historical Studies, with courses in Christian Theology, History of the Modern and Early Churches, and Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements. Of the remaining requirements, 6 credits are devoted to Biblical and Theological electives, 8 to the Practices of Ministry Studies, 6 to Resource Studies and 30 to electives in the Ministry of Healing area. Though the bulk of coursework can be completed remotely, distance-learning students must complete 45 hours of on-site residency hours.


Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution and a minimum 2.0 overall GPA.

Accreditation & Licensing

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

The King’s University is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools at the Category IV level and by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.


Distance students (75+ miles away) must complete at least 45 credits on-site.