Advanced Certificate
Advanced Diploma
Masters Diploma


The course requirements for the Advanced Certificate in Biblical Counseling include:

BICO 105 (prerequisite *taken alone)
BICO 110 (prerequisite *taken alone)

Introduction to Biblical Counseling I: Caring for People God’s Way

Caring for People God’s Way will help equip you to respond to the growing needs and provide competent and compassionate care to those who are hurting. This course is a distance learning, video-based training program tailored just for you. It is biblically-based and features some of the best faculty in the world. Our goal is to help you understand the tough issues people wrestle with today and use the Bible with confidence with those who need clear direction and could use some strong encouragement. Each unit comes complete with work text and exams. This convenient format allows you to study at home or the office at your own pace. Upon successful completion of your coursework, you will earn a certificate of completion in Biblical Counseling from Light University.

Introduction to Biblical Counseling II: Breaking Free

Attending to the needs and issues of hurting people today is complex and, at times, overwhelming. As today’s generations search for purpose, meaning, and value, many are experiencing a pervasive sense of emptiness and loneliness.  Breaking Free is designed to equip pastors, clinicians, physicians, and lay helpers become more aware of current trends and issues in counseling, deliver cutting-edge services and offer timely resources — all designed to help increase your counseling effectiveness.