Academic Programs

Community Goal: Loving our Neighbor. In the practice of peacemaking. In the practice of speech that edifies. In the practice of serving in a team.

Program Offerings

Academic ProgramsAs a college committed to equipping men and women for effective service to the church and for proclamation by word and life of the good news of Jesus, we are focused on being Bible and Ministry Specialists. Our range of degrees demonstrates our unwavering commitment to this process in Christian growth.

Regular Program

Certificate (1 year)

The Rock - Certificate in Christian Foundations (C.C.F.)

This program is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge, attitudes and practices for living faithfully and creatively with God in the world.

Diploma in Christian Ministries (2 years)

Creative Ministries

This diploma is designed to prepare an individual for leadership in creative ministry in the local congregation, as well as to introduce an individual to drama in Christian contexts.

Professional Studies

This diploma is designed to prepare a student to serve the local congregation. A student may design their own program to create a Professional Studies emphasis of their choice.

Degrees (4 years)

Bachelor of Religious Education (BRE)

This multi-major degree program is designed to prepare a student to server Christ through the church and in other ways, as well as providing the basis for continuing high education.

Christian Ministries Major

A program designed to prepare an individual for ministry with children, youth, or adults in a variety of settings in and beside the local church.

General Studies Major (Bridge Program)

A program designed for students presently attending or planning to attend other post-secondary institutions (eg. university). Such students may transfer up to 64 credit hours to the BRE General Studies program.

Global Studies Major

A program designed to equip people as cross-cultural servant-leaders through a rigour of interdisciplinary training and study experiences.

Bachelor of Theology (B. Th.)

A program designed to prepare an individual for missional leadership in the located ministry and/or for seminary.

Bachelor of Sacred Literature

This highly flexible degree program is designed to equip a student to serve the church and promote the gospel. It is designed in the classical English Bible reader tradition, for those who wish to maximize learning in English Bible.

PACE Program

Professional Adult Christian Education

There are two majors available in the PACE Program. The student may choose to enter either the Counseling & Ministry Program or the Leadership & Ministry Program. The courses of study include the range of subject matter appropriate to this emphasis. Since an important aspect is the practical application of what you will learn, each student must complete an integrated Research Project and a Practicum, in their major.

Degrees (2 years)

B.A. Counseling and Ministry

This Bachelor of Arts degree is offered uniquely through the PACE (Professional Adult Career Education) program and is designed to equip learners 25 years old and over with the biblical foundation and counselling skills/resources.

B.A. Leadership and Ministry

This Bachelor of Arts degree is offered uniquely through the PACE (Professional Adult Career Education) program and is designed to equip learners 25 years old and over with the biblical foundation and leadership skills/resources to live a missional life. The program seeks to prepare people for professional leadership opportunities in the church or community and to prepare students for the possibility of advanced studies.

Diplomas (2 years)

Diploma Counseling and Ministry

This diploma is offered uniquely through the PACE (Professional Adult Career Education) program and is designed to equip learners 25 years old and over with the biblical foundation and counselling skills/resources.

Diploma Leadership and Ministry

This diploma is offered uniquely through the PACE (Professional Adult Career Education) program and is designed to equip learners 25 years old and over with the biblical foundation and leadership skills/resources to live a missional life. The program seeks to prepare people for professional leadership opportunities in the church or community and to prepare students for the possibility of advanced studies.

TESOL Summer Institute

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This program is designed to provide students with the English language teaching skills and the background knowledge in applied linguistics/ second language acquisition that is required for professional English language instruction ministry. There is a growing call in many countries around the world for English language teachers and these TESOL qualifications will offer a distinct advantage in gaining employment.