Diploma in Biblical Counselling

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Equip Yourself for Christian Counselling in Northern Communities and Inuit and First Nations Settings

The Diploma in Biblical Counselling equips women and men in northern communities, First Nations and Inuit settings to provide non-vocational Christian counselling. As a student in this program you’ll draw on the counselling expertise of both Providence Theological Seminary and the Institute of Biblical Counselling International, and you’ll gain the theoretical foundation and basic skills to promote Christian growth through counselling and spiritual encouragement. Your diploma will be conferred by Providence. This program began in Rankin Inlet NU in 1998 and has expanded across the circumpolar regions including Canada, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Finland. There are currently more than 700 alumni of the program.

Major Options
Diploma Biblical Counselling 2 Years
Program Details

Entrance Requirements

For admission requirements to the Diploma in Biblical Counselling please contact:

The Institute of Biblical Counselling International


IMPORTANT NOTE: Please look to the Academic Calendar for full information and course lists. If there are discrepancies between the information listed here and in the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar is definitive.

Program Courses

Module courses include:

  • Healing the Pain of the Heart (15 hour introductory module)
  • Diploma in Biblical Counselling: 10 Course Program


Career Options
Graduates of this program can pursue lay counselling as well as further counselling studies at Providence. Please contact our Enrollment Office for more information.