What is the latest news concerning Kingdom College?
Kingdom College is licensed in the state of Alabama and is beginning the accreditation process. Accreditation is an ongoing process for new schools and not attainable prior to classes beginning. However, we are currently seeking accreditation through TRACS (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools) and SACS-COC (The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) and will keep our website current on that progress. Please ask us questions.
We have recently been licensed to offer a certification program for lay counselors, an MA in Biblical Studies, and an MS in Psychology in addition to all of our other degree programs.
We have established partner affiliations with Providence Christian School, Headland United Methodist Church, Harvest Christian School, and Northside Methodist Academy to provide classroom space in addition to our affiliation with Living Waters Counseling, Inc. We are in the process of establishing our dual enrollment program with local high schools. In addition, we are continuing to hire highly qualified professors.
What will the graduated student from Kingdom College look like?
There are several possible outcomes for students attending Kingdom College:
Associate of Arts in Ministry Helps (i.e. Missions, Lay Counseling); Associate of Science in Psychology; Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies; Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Bachelor of Social Work; Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education*; Master of Arts in Biblical Studies; Master of Divinity; Master of Science in Clinical Psychology; Master of Social Work; Master of Science in Christian Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Master of Science in Elementary Education*; Certificate in Lay Counseling. (*State licensing is not available until SACS-COS accreditation has been attained.)
The graduate from Kingdom College will be able to apply for licensure on the state level for counseling and social work. The Kingdom College graduate will further be able to serve either in the mission field locally or globally, at local churches and/or ministries, or in the secular workforce.
Why is Kingdom College a Christian institution?
Kingdom College is designed to be a community of Christians intentionally joined together for academic progress, personal development, and spiritual growth. The mission of Kingdom College is to establish a pathway dedicated to preparing, equipping, and empowering educators, counselors, and social workers to serve and minister globally and locally to God’s people in unity of the faith through the Word of God as well as to those that are lost and in need of Salvation through Jesus Christ.
What will Kingdom College mean to our city, country, and world?
Considering the need for Truth in all areas of life, Kingdom College graduates will be prepared to address those needs through God’s Promises, as found in His Word. Equipped with training, clinical skills, and resourcing skills, Kingdom College graduates will be change agents ready to minister in our city, country, and world thus building strength and hope into these areas. Kingdom College’s pathways will be dedicated to preparing, equipping, and empowering educators, counselors, and social workers to serve and minister locally and globally.
Salaries and employment opportunities will be available for the faculty and staff of Kingdom College. Kingdom College will have a major impact on the economy of this region through job opportunities and utilization of local resources. As Kingdom College grows, the effects of this growth will impact our region significantly on several levels such as economically, culturally, and spiritually.
Under what covering does Kingdom College come?
Kingdom College will be governed by a voting Board of Directors as well as an Advisory Board that will assist in the oversight and review of the academic excellence and standards presented through our staff, faculty, programs, and courses. Kingdom College will operate under the authority of a 501-3 (c) as well as Articles of Incorporation.
In addition to these governing Boards, Kingdom College is pursuing accreditation through TRACS (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools) and SACS-COC (The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) for the entire college. Kingdom College is also seeking accreditation through CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) for the counseling program and Advanced Ed. and ALSDE (Alabama State Department of Education) for the education program. All of these accrediting groups have vigorous standards that will reflect Kingdom College’s desire to graduate skilled, confident, spiritually sound graduates.