Columbia Bible College

Practical Theology - Major in Counselling (BA)

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Program Information

School:Columbia Bible College
Faculty:Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Pastoral Studies/Counselling
Description:A degree in Counselling at Columbia incorporates a unique mix of biblical studies, theology, and psychology to offer insight into the human condition. The program incorporates the best of these disciplines and offers students a solid foundation for integrating their Christian faith with current psychological research.

This program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for caring for people as they experience the spiritual, emotional, psychological, and relational challenges of life. Students develop an integrated approach to helping people, one that is built upon a biblical worldview and informed by the social sciences. Students also have opportunities to apply their skills and knowledge in practical ways.
URL:Practical Theology - Major in Counselling (BA) at Columbia Bible College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsFamily, Marriage and Other Related CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must hold a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60%. This average will be calculated using the student’s top 5 submitted grades from their last two years of high school. 3 of these 5 grades must be academic courses and one of these 3 must be English 12 or provincial/state equivalent. Applicable grade 12 courses take precedence over grade 11 courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : A foreign student must have a minimum score of 550 for the paper based TOEFL or 213 for the computer based TOEFL or 79 for the internet-based TOEFL or an IELTS score of 6.5 (Academic Module).
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicant must: be at least 17 years of age; be a Christian and willing to grow in discipleship; demonstrate the potential for academic success at Columbia Bible College; arrange for reference form(s) to be submitted on their behalf; and agree to abide by the community standards as defined in the Student Handbook while a Columbia student.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 12, 2019