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1 - Year Diploma of Biblical Studies (Dip. B.S.) 30 credit hours
2 - Year Diploma of Practical Theology (Dip. P. Th) 60 credit hours
4 - Year Graduate Diploma of Theology (Grad. Dip. Th.) - 126 credit hours
5 1/2 - Year Adv. Graduate Diploma of Theology (Adv. Grad. Dip. Th.) - 171 credit hours
7 - Year Diploma of Divinity (Dip. Div) - 216 credit hours
8 1/2 Year Graduate Diploma of Advanced Ministerial Studies (Grad. Dip. Adv. Min. Stud.) - 261 credit hours

Beacon University is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Master of Divinity.

All degrees conferred by the BEACON UNIVERSITY are in a Bible Theology major. Courses are offered in (6) divisions of study: Old Testament, New Testament, Biblical Theology, Practical Theology, Church History and Christian Counseling. It is required that courses from all six divisions be represented in a student's Graduate Diploma. All courses are 3 semester credit hour units and are offered at the rate of one course per month. Choose your own classes according to your schedule.

Classes with Video/Instructor - 10 hours Classes are held in 3-day Intensive sessions, usually the third week of the month, from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Students receive a syllabus and textbook prior to class to study and work on course assignments. Final examinations are assigned by the Professor. Students are given two weeks after the class to complete and return assignments to the Administrator. A schedule of current classes is available upon request.

1. Submit a completed application for admission, along with non-refundable fee of $25.00 and a recent photograph. Application form may be obtained from the Registrar at 8200 Highway 166, Douglasville, GA 30135 or call (770) 949-5683
2. Official High school, College, or Seminary transcripts must be submitted for evaluation.


Application Fee per Diploma/Degree
Cost Per 3-Hour credit Course
Adminstration/Accreditation Fee
Text Book and Syllabus

A limited number of audit students are allowed to attend each course at a cost of $85.00, which includes textbook and syllabus. $25.00 Advance Standing Processing Fee (to evaluate transcripts and ministerial life experience.

BEACON UNIVERSITY: Institute of Ministry brings in-depth Bible and ministry training to students who can not, or do not desire to, attend a residential college or seminary. You can receive ministry training from seasoned, spirit-filled instructors in a flexible and affordable format close to home. You can keep your job, stay in your church, and earn "A HIGHER DEGREE OF MINISTRY." I am pleased to present to you an opportunity to further your education and prepare you to fulfill the call of God in your life.


Take I-20 West / Exit 34 (Hwy 5). Turn left onto Highway 5 (go across interstate). Travel 9 miles to Highway 166 and turn right at the four way stop sign. The church is 1/4 mile on the right hand side at 8200 Hwy 166, Douglasville, GA. If you have any questions or request for information and application for the Beacon University, email us at sonstar@bellsouth.net or call us at 770.949.5683

P.O. Box 237
Douglasville, GA 30133-0237