Program Overview

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.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    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.

    Requirements

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

    Restrictions

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

    School Overview

    The King's University is a four-year private school located in Vans Nuys, California, near Los Angeles, California. The school was founded as a Pentecostal Charismatic college by Pastor Jack Hayford.

    King's University offers associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. Online classes are offered at King’s University to provide convenience to those with busy lifestyles or who can’t make it onto campus. Online courses span six weeks with two online sessions offered each quarter. Students desiring a Masters degree may take half to two-thirds of their courses online but must complete a prescribed number of courses on-ground to graduate.

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