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 Crisis Counseling. 

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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 certifications are available each week for sessions.  

Church Profession in Counseling Diploma

Overview (Individual courses may vary)

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
  • Counseling Practicum
  • Spiritual Formation I

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  
  • Conflict Management
  • Counseling Practicum  
  • Spiritual Formation II  


Third Year

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

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.