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Application Process

To be considered for admission, the applicant should follow these steps:


Call to schedule an appointment with an enrollment counselor.


Complete and submit an application with the $35 application fee.


Request official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.


Distribute reference forms to appropriate individuals—Christian leader reference and personal reference.


Complete Financial Aid forms.

Once the application has been processed, notification of applicant’s status will be provided in writing.

Financial Aid

The University’s Degree Completion Programs are accredited and offered in a three semester per year schedule. As a

consequence, the following financial aid options may be available to the student depending on his/her qualifications:


Federal Pell Grants


Federal Family Educational Loan Program


Veterans Benefits


Employer Tuition Reimbursement

Any student wishing to apply for financial assistance in the Degree Completion Program should contact an enrollment

counselor who will provide all necessary applications and counseling to complete the application.

General Education Requirements

The General Education (G.E.) requirements for the Degree Completion Programs are the same as those for TMU’s

traditional undergraduate programs and have been listed earlier in the Academic Information section of this catalog.

Degree Completion students typically bring transfer coursework with them as they enter the program. This coursework

will be evaluated by the Registrar as part of the student admission process to determine which G.E. requirements can

be satisfied by these courses. The University provides a number of strategies for Degree Completion students to

complete any remaining G.E. requirements:

The Degree Completion Department offers a regular schedule of G.E. courses on weekday evenings and

Saturdays during each semester.

The Master’s University offers all required G.E. courses in an online delivery format.

Students may use the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) to satisfy up to 18 units of G.E. or elective



Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling program is

based on the belief that the Holy Scripture, being God’s

law and testimony, is true and should serve as the

authoritative standard for counseling all problems

pertaining to matters of the soul. No authority is higher

than the Word of God. Because it is inspired and inerrant,

it is sufficient for understanding and resolving life’s non-

physical, personal, and interpersonal difficulties.

Biblical counseling classes emphasize the practice that

combines counseling skills with the biblical foundation on

which these skills are based. Counseling skills are refined

through practicum courses. Class work and outside

assignments are designed to give students the ability to

implement their knowledge and skills immediately, not

only in their personal lives, but also in ministry.

Recognized by the Association of Certified Biblical

Counselors (ACBC), the B.A. in Biblical Counseling is far

more than a purely academic approach to counseling.

Students are taught to understand and apply God’s Word

with skill, integrity, authority, and compassion. Ultimately,

students not only have a degree in hand, but also skills