The Bachelor of Theology Program is a four year degree in the School of Theology. It provides the biblical and theological foundations that are essential for Christian ministry. The program covers broad areas in Bible, Theology, Missiology, Christian Education and Pastoral studies in an effort to meet a broader range of needs for Ministry and Academia.
The goal of the BTh program is to equip leadership for church and para-church ministry and for transformational leadership Christian leadership in society. In addition to providing a sound foundation in Bible, theology and ministry skills, the BTh degree seeks to develop Christian leadership that is characterized by integrity, vision, commitment to the Great Commission, and ability to initiate biblically informed movements of transformation in the church and society in Africa. The program places particular emphasis on developing a vision and passion for the Great Commission and movement-building through the development of the skills of evangelism, discipleship and equipping others as leaders.
The Bachelor of Theology consists of 144 Credit Hours, inclusive of University Common Courses, General Studies Courses, Departmental core courses and Electives contributing to the Program.
• University Common Courses 41 Credit Hours
• General Studies Courses 22 Credit Hours
• Departmental Core Courses 75 Credit Hours
• Electives 6 Credit Hours
Total 144 Credit Hours
Admission Requirements for the Program
To be accepted into the Bachelor of Theology, a student must:
1. Have a mean grade of C+ (plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Education (KCSE) or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) or above, or
2. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass; or
3. A degree from a recognized university; or
4. A diploma from a recognized university in the area of Theology, Missions or Christian Ministry.
5. Any other qualification recognized by the university senate equivalent to one of the above.
6. Demonstrate proficiency in the English Language by scoring a ‘B’ in an English Proficiency Test or its equivalent. The student who scores less than a ‘B’ may be admitted but he/she will be required to undertake a remedial English course during his/her 1st semester. The student must complete the course with a passing grade or will need to retake the course until he/she receives a passing grade in order to graduate.
Other admission requirements to the Bachelor of Theology program include:
1. Evidence of a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord by means of a written testimony.
2. Evidence of a call to ministry or Christian service through a written statement describing one’s call.
3. Evidence of active ministry involvement and leadership in church or para-church ministry along with a strong Christian character through references from the pastor and others who know the student well.
4. Agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith by signing the Statement of Faith form.