Academics OFfice at SCS

Southern California Seminary is both strongly academic and highly practical. At SCS, our emphasis is on equipping Christians for effective ministry, through the teaching of sound doctrine from the Word of God. Whether in the field of theology, psychology, ministry, missions, or chaplaincy our degree programs provide ample opportunity for every individual to get a personalized education.

Preparing college graduates who are academically and spiritually prepared to engage our world through a mature understanding of the Bible as God’s inerrant Word.

– AA in Christian Ministry (AACM)
– BA in Biblical Studies (BABS)
– AA/AS to BABS Transfer Program

Offering multiple degree programs designed to satisfy a wide range of academic and ministry goals. Students in advanced graduate degree programs, such as the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Theology (ThM), may elect to earn a Master of Arts degree on the way to completing their advanced degree. Preparing Christian Leaders for service both inside and outside the Church.

– MA in Christian Ministry (MACM)
– MA in Intercultural Studies (MAIS)
– MA in Christian Counseling (MACC)
– MA in Philosophy & Apologetics (MAPA)
– MA in Biblical Studies (MABS)
– Master of Divinity (MDiv)
– Master of Theology (ThM)
– Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

The Graduate School of Behavioral Sciences prepares believers to impact the world through effectively ministering to individuals and families with emotional, psychological, or relationship struggles. Our graduates excel in clinical and cultural competency and appreciate the strong biblical foundation of our faculty and programs.

– MA in Counseling Psychology (MACP)
– MA in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)
– Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
– Korean Language Behavioral Science


Did you find the degree that matches what you want to do with your ministry? That matches your heart for God? Let’s get started!


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