Admission & Degree Criteria
In order to be admitted to the ABC, a high school diploma or equivalent is required. Documentation is required prior to admittance.
In order to receive an Associate degree, a minimum of 60 credit hours with a minimum of 2.00 GPA (out of a possible 4.00) is required.
To qualify for admission into the Bachelor program you must have an Associate degree or hours equivalent to an Associate degree from an accredited school of higher education
In order to receive an Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 120 credit hours with a minimum of 2.00 GPA (out of a possible 4.00) is required.
In order to receive an Master’s degree, a minimum of 30 credit hours above the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.50 GPA (out of a possible 4.00) is required. In addition, the master’s program requires a graduate-level 50 page thesis and 50 hours internship.
In order to receive an Doctorate degree, a minimum of 30 credit hours above the Master’s degree with a minimum of 3.00 GPA (out of a possible 4.00) is required. In addition, the doctorate program requires a graduate-level 100 page dissertation and 100 hours internship.
Note: Ministry experience may count as 25% of the course work for the Associates and Bachelor’s degrees only.
Master’s and Doctoral students must complete 100 hours of internship under the leadership a pastor or missionary. Documentation required
Note: All degree tracks (area of concentration) has at least one qualified faculty member to teach in your area of concentration.
Each semester consists of 12 weeks. To complete a degree program takes 24 weeks (which is 2 semesters). Classes will meet each week for 3 hours/week totaling 36 hours per semester. Additional hours will be required for out of class assignments, i.e. class projects, writing papers, research or internship. Administrators may adjust class hours as necessary, as long as academic standards and requirements are met.