Diploma in Bible and Theology

  • Duration: 2-3 Years
  • Format: Distance Education

The diploma program is a course of study that can be completed in a two or three year period. This area of study can be used to meet bachelor of arts degree requirements, but this approach is not recommended.

The Diploma in Bible and Theology is focused upon biblical/theological education. It offers basic training for practical Christian service. This program satisfies the educational requirements for the PAOC Licensed Minister’s Credential.

Students should take the courses in Sequences One and Two first in order to qualify for their initial ROM credential as quickly as possible.

Program of Study with Recommended Sequence

Course Code Course Name Credits
THE 4033† Christology 3
BIB 3073† The Book of Acts 3
MIN 1093 Introduction to Pastoral Counseling 3
THE 3013 Apologetics 3
BIB 3013 Genesis 3
Total 15
Course Code Course Name Credits
COM 3103 Cross-Cultural Communications 3
BIB 4133† Wisdom Literature 3
MIN 4033 A Strategy for Church Growth 3
MIN 2053 The Biblical Role of Women 3
MIN 1063 Ministerial Ethics 3
THE 1043 Man and Sin 3
Total 18
Total For Program 100
Requirement Credits
1. Bible and Theology Post Test 0
2. Written Essay 0
3. Verbal Communication Recording 0
4. Graduate Follow-Up Survey 0

† designates courses in the major concentration

Note: This program is offered as a Diploma in Christian Theology in some countries. This program requires students to complete a Bible and Theology pretest and Graduate Follow-Up Survey. The pretest must be completed before students request the final exam for their first course. The Graduate Follow-Up Survey should be submitted before requesting the final exam for their last course. There is no cost for these assessments.