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CATALOG & APPLICATION FORM

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHURCH MANAGEMENT Inc., FL, U.S.A.

ACCREDITATION

1. Accredited by WWAC
(World-Wide Accreditation Commission of Christian Educational Institutions, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.)


2. IICM is also a certified member and an affiliate of ACEA (Apostolic Council of Educational Accountability, CO, U.S.A),
which is closely associated with Wagner Institute of Leadership, CO, U.S.A.

3. A Certified Member of NATA- National Association for Theological Accreditation, Bangalore, INDIA

THEOLOGICAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

offered through

INTERNET / CORRESPONDENCE  / ON CAMPUS / EXTENSION CENTERS & OPEN UNIVERSITY

IICM Theological College, Florida, USA

You can choose one of the two tracks
The Traditional  Theological Track or The Pentecostal /Charismatic Track

 

B.Min. 

Bachelor of Ministry

B.Th.  

Bachelor of Theology

B.D.    

Bachelor of Divinity

M.Min. 

Master of Ministry

M.Th. 

Master of Theology 

M.Div. 

Master of Divinity

D.Min.  

Doctor of Ministry 

Th.D. 

Doctor of Theology

Ph.D.   

Doctor of Philosophy (Biblical Studies)

Ph.D.   

Doctor of Philosophy (Christian Leadership)

Ph.D.   

Doctor of Philosophy (Church Management)

II. Areas of Specialization

Apostolic Ministry

Prayer Ministry

Biblical Studies

Men's/Women's Ministry

Evangelistic Ministry

Theology

Youth/Children's Ministry

Christian Counseling

Praise & Worship

Prophetic Ministry

Christian Leadership

Missiology

Pastoral Ministry

Apologetics

Comparative Religion

Signs and Wonder

Church Management

Christian Education

Church History

Old/New Testament

Teaching Ministry

III. Admission Procedures
Fill out the Application Form, which is attached to this Catalog, and send it to us by email.
(You need not send any registration fees at this time, or even copies of your certificates)
Submit Copies of all required Certificates and Photos
after Admission, when called for.

IV. Admission Requirements
1. Bachelor’s Degree
High School Education (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling)
plus a few years of Theological Education or some Experience in the Ministry.

2. Master’s Degree
An earned Bachelor's Degree in Theology or a Bachelor's Degree in any field
(plus some Theological Education in a Bible School for a few years or
some Ministerial Experience).

3. Doctoral Degree
An earned Master's Degree in Theology or a Master's Degree in any field
(plus some Theological Education and Ministerial Experience)

If the applicant does not meet the minimum requirements
for admission in a particular program:
i. Admission will be Denied
ii. Will be accepted in a Lower Degree Program
iii. Will be required to do some Additional Courses

However, the applicant will be given due credit for Life Experience and Ministry Experience, not exceeding 60 hours. If any course that we require has been already completed in an Accredited Bible College, we will let you exempt to take that course. But the Topical Bible Courses offered by IICM, will not be exempted.

V. List of Courses offered by IICM

1. TOPICAL BIBLE COURSES - 10

Spiritual Growth 
Discipleship
Living by Faith
Biblical Principles on Giving
Wisdom of God
Power of God
Divine Prosperity
Divine Health and Healing
Prayer and God's Will
Anointing of the Holy Spirit

2. BIBLICAL STUDIES- BOOKS OF THE BIBLE -41

New Testament

Old Testament

Genesis

Pentateuch

Joshua

Judges

Ruth and Esther

Samuel I & II

Chronicles I & II

Ezra

Nehemiah

Psalms

St. Mathew

Isaiah

The Book of Daniel

The Synoptic Gospels

St. Luke

St. John

Corinthians I & II

The Acts

Romans

Thessalonians I & II

Galatians

Ephesians

Pauline Epistles

Timothy I  & II

Titus

Peter I & II

Hebrews

James

Minor Prophets

Hosea through Malachi

Major Prophets

Jude

St. Mark

John I, II & III

Revelation

Proverbs

Numbers
Job Song of Solomon  

3. BIBLE RESEARCH COURSES -42

Living in the Kingdom of God

The Church

The Christian Family

Prayer

The Second Coming

Selected Readings

The Prophets and Prophecies

Life of Jesus Christ

The Pentateuch

Pauline Epistles

The Word of God

The Great Men of God

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Eschatology

Hermeneutics

Bible Archaeology

Homiletics

The Women of the Bible

The Book of Acts

Revelation

The Book of Romans

The Book of Daniel

Synoptic Gospels

The Book of Psalms

Book Reviews

Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon

Hell and Heaven

Ministry

The Fulfillment of the End-Time Prophecies

The Judgment of God

Christian Leadership

New Testament Survey

Biblical Studies

Old Testament Survey

Church Growth

Practical Evangelism

Christology Bible Truths-III Bible Truths-IV

Men of the Bible

Major and Minor Prophets

Pneumatalogy

4. GENERAL THEOLOGICAL/ BIBLE COURSES -92

Old Testament Survey

New Testament Survey

Major Prophets

Minor Prophets

Life of Jesus Christ

Teachings of Jesus

Sermon on the Mount

Parables of Jesus

The Great Commission

Christology

Soteriology

Church Management

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Gospel in the Kingdom

Redemption & Salvation

The Second Coming

Eschatology

Hermeneutics

Apologetics

Theology

Christian Marriage

The Christian Family

Christian Martyrs

Christian Leadership

Christian Counseling

Confessions

Liturgy

Prayer

Fasting & Prayer

Worship

Praise & Worship

Praise

Revival

Vision

Fundamentals of Music

The Church

Church History

Church Music

Church Planting

Church Government

Church Sacraments

Church Discipline

Church Growth

The Charismatic Movement

Practical Evangelism

Missions

Missiology

Children’s Ministry

Youth Ministry

Men’s Ministry

Women’s Ministry

Evangelistic Ministry

Evangelism

Apostolic Ministry

Pastoral Ministry

Prophecy

Prophetic Ministry

Healing Ministry

Team Ministry (Leadership)

Teaching Ministry

Christian Education

Principles of Teaching

Cross-Cultural Communication

Internet Bible Research

Thesis Writing

Leadership

Themes of the Bible

The Scientific Evidence of the Bible

Bible Prophecy

Bible Archaeology

Biblical View

Bible People

Men of the Bible

Creation and Evolution

Bible History

Jewish History

Signs and Wonders

Faith

Women in the Bible

Who is Who in the Bible

The Great Men of God

Homiletics

Expository Preaching

Preaching & Teaching

Pastoral Counseling

Spiritual Warfare

Human Relations

Intro to Psychology

Intro to Sociology

Educational Psychology

Comparative Religion

Christian Character

& Several other courses to meet the specific needs of students

5. SPECIALIZATION COURSES

We are in a position to offer hundreds of courses to pick and choose from, for those students who would like to specialize in a particular subject or an area of ministry. If you will indicate to us the kind of or the combination of courses that you would like to take, we can change the requirements to the extent possible to suit your needs.

6. ONLINE and WEBSITE THEOLOGICAL COURSES)

Success in the Ministry Apologetics
Biblical Counseling Theology
Meditation of the Word of God Missiology
Christian Leadership Church Management Principles
Pauline Epistles Homiletics
Synoptic Gospel Pentateuch
Bible Geography 100 Theological Terms
Bible Character Study Eschatology
Hermeneutics Revelation Knowledge

VI. LIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS
(COURSES AND ASSIGNMENTS TO BE COMPLETED IN VARIOUS DEGREE PROGRAMS)
 

#

Degree

Emphasis

Number of Courses Required

Ministry Project/ Dissertation

Credit Hours

 

 

 

TBC

BB

BRC

GTBC

SC

 

 

1.

B .Min.

Practical Ministry

7

5

5

3

 

 

60

60 *

2.

B.Th.

Standard Theological Courses

7

5

5

3

 

 

60

60 *

3.

B.D.

Traditional Seminary Training

10

2

3

5

 

 

60

60 *

4. 

M.Th.

Standard Theological Courses

5

 

10

 

45

5.

M.Div.

Traditional Seminary Training

5

 

10

 

45

6.

M.Min.

Practical Ministry

5

2

1

8

  12

60

7.

D.Min.

Practical Ministry

5

2

1

8

  12

60

8.

Th.D.

Standard Theological Courses

5

2

1

8

  12

60

9.

Ph.D.

Emphasis on Research
(Biblical Studies)

5

2

1

4

3

15

60

10.

Ph.D.

Emphasis on Christian Leadership

5

2

1

4

3

15

60

11.

Ph.D.

Emphasis on Church Management

5

2

1

4

3

15

60


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TBC - Topical Bible Courses
BB - Books of the Bible
BRC - Bible Research Courses
GTBC -  General Theological /Bible Courses
SC - Specialization Courses
WSC -  Website Courses
OLC - Online Courses

Each Course is given 3 Credit Hours
Doctoral students are required to do a Ministry Project/ Dissertation for 12 Credit Hours or 15 Credit Hours

I. TESTS
Two Types of Tests will be given
a. True and False - Objective Test
b. Essay Tests - Subjective Test

II. WAIVER OR SUBSTITUTION OF COURSES:
If you have already completed any of the courses listed above, or if you prefer to take some other course of interest to you, we will give you the option of choosing alternative courses from any list of courses, relevant to your area of specialization, subject to our approval.

III. THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM TIME LIMIT ALLOWED FOR COMPLETION OF THE DEGREE PROGRAM FROM THE DATE OF REGISTRATION, SUBJECT TO THE COURSES COMPLETED ALREADY

 

(Time Allowed)

Degree  Minimum Maximum
Bachelors Degree None 3 Years
Masters Degree None 2 Years
Doctoral Degree None 3 Years

IV. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

a. Topical Bible courses are mandatory for all Degree Students, because they are Practical to apply in one’s life and Spiritually very Enriching and Enlightening.

b. Students should choose to register in a Degree Program of Ministry, Theology, Biblical Studies or Divinity, depending upon the following factors:
· The kind of Theological Training desired by the Applicant
· The kind of Degree which is generally recognized, accepted and preferred in the Church of the Applicant
· The Ministry Goal of the Applicant

c. It should also be noted that regardless of the kind of Degree Program in which students enroll, a wide range of options are offered to students to choose any Area for Specialization, and also to choose Courses in different areas of study.

d. For “Life Experience”, a maximum of 60 Credit Hours will be given, taking into consideration the Practical Experience, Prior Theological Education/Training and Christian Exposure.

e. Every Bachelor Degree student should get a total of 120 Credits to get their Degree, including the credit given for Courses transferred and Life/Ministry Experience"

f. Students Life Experience will include:
Church Membership
Ministry Experience
Prior Theological Education such as a Certificate Course, Diploma Course etc.
Participation in Seminars, Conferences and Retreats.

Mode of Payment
The minimum contribution that is applicable to the degree program, in which you want to join, should be sent in the form of a Bank Draft in favor of “IICM Educational Trust” and mailed to IICM Educational Trust, Ruby Towers, 240 Velachery Main Road, Selaiyur, Chennai-600 073, INDIA

Bank Transfer details will be sent to you upon request

A Special Note to all Prospective Students of IICM
Since the amount of Contribution or Fees you will be sending to IICM is a fairly low amount, compared to the amounts charged by other Bible Colleges in U.S.A. or any country, please do not request or apply for any Scholarship or Concession. Any such requests made will not be considered or replied.

If you will take time to go through all the sections in our website, you will find the answers to all questions that you may have.
 

V. APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION


International Institute of Church Management, Chennai, INDIA ___
or
International Institute of Church Management Inc., Fl/PA, USA ___

Depending upon your Denomination, Back-Ground and Interest,
choose one of the following three tracks of study:
1. Traditional Theological Track ___    2. Pentecostal Charismatic Track ___     3. A Blend of both: ___

Select the Degree Program in which you want to enroll in:

B.Min. __ B.Th.__ B.D.__ M.Min.__ M.Th. __ M.Div.__
D.Min. __ Th.D. __ Ph.D. in (Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, Church Management etc.)

1. Name :

2.Home Address :
   No. & Name of the Street:
   Town/City:
   State:
   Country:
   Pin code: 

3. Telephone - Home:           Office :          
    E-mail Address :                                              Website:

4. Present Occupation : (Month/Date/year)

5. Date of Birth :

6. Sex: Male ______ Female _______

7. General Education :

8. Church Membership (Name of the Church) :
    No. of years of membership:

9. Name of Pastor :

10. Positions held in Church :

11. Ministry Training :

12. Areas of Specialization desire, if any:

13. Other Ministerial Experience :

14. Long Range Ministry Goals :

15. Source of information about IICM:
Name of the Rep:________ Name of the Christian Magazine ____________
Special Email from us: ____  Direct Internet Search/surfing: ___
IICM Website ___ Anointing Magazine ___  Specify, if through other source ______

Date: ____________                                               Place: _______________

                                                                                      ______________
                                                                                        SIGNATURE

Submission of Copies of all required Certificates and Photos is mandatory to receive your degree
The list of Certificates which are required are:

A. Any Degree or Diploma Certificate
B. Transcripts of courses done

In order to enroll in any one of the Degree Programs, you should fill out the above Application Form completely, and send it to us by email to iicmweb@iicm.us or  mail to IICM, 240, Velachery Main Road, Selaiyur, Chennai 600 073. When we send an Admission Letter, we will indicate the List of Courses to be completed, and the Contribution or Fees to be paid.