Christian Counseling is an important field in our world today.  With our counseling program, we offer an introduction and training in each field found within counseling such as Child and Adolescent Counseling, Family Counseling, Pre-Marital and Marital Counseling, and even Trauma Counseling. 

Odoo • Text and Image







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In the ETS Counseling Center, we offer free services to both students and faculty here on campus.  Faculty members with degrees and certification are available each week for sessions.  Sign-up is available on ETS Moodle.

Church Profession in Counseling Diploma


First Year

  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Hermeneutics
  • Pentecostalism
  • Intro to Christian Doctrines
  • Intro to Music Ministries
  • Christian Education
  • Church Planting and Growth
  • Intro to Missions
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Understanding Human Behaviour
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Intro to Christian Care
  • Library Research and Writing
  • Foundation Paper
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Spiritual Formation I
  • Ministry Internship

Second Year

  • Counseling I 
  • Counseling II
  • Theories & Techniques  
  • Aspects of  Counseling 
  • Introduction of Family Studies 
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • Systematic Theology I
  • Systematic Theology II  
  • Homiletics  
  • Anthropology  
  • Youth, Media and Worship  
  • Counseling and Conflict Management
  •   Diploma Paper
  • Counseling Practicum  
  • Spiritual Formation II  
  • Ministry Internship  


Third Year

  • Client-centered Counseling
  • Family Stress and Resilience 
  • Psychological Disorders 
  • Depression & Dependency
  • Premarital & Remarital Counseling 
  • Multicultural Counseling  
  • Church History I
  • Church History II
  • Batchelor Thesis (Counseling Emphasis)
  • Ethics
  • Principles of Teaching
  • Church Administration
  • Counseling Practicum 
  • Spiritual Formation III
  • Ministry Internship 

At ETS the Bachelor of Theology (equivalent) accredited by ECTE is attained after three years of full-time study. In Germany, a one-year professional subsequent Internship is required to qualify as a recognized qualification.

The Foundation Certificate is a required basis for the studies that follow hence its competencies apply to the B.Th. plus the following for the mission major.