Our Programs

Day Program

Our Day Program is designed to train and equip individuals with practical and spiritual knowledge and wisdom. We are ready and able to help our students discover their purpose and to empower them for ministry.

Three types of students benefit from our Day Program: those certain that they want to go into full-time ministry, those looking to solidify their doctrinal foundation for life, and those who are unsure of the next steps towards their destiny.

Evening Program

If going to Bible school has been your dream, but you work or have other conflicts during the day, we offer an Evening Program. This Program gives you the opportunity to experience everything Impact University offers, while maintaining family commitments and job responsibilities.

Online Program

For those who want to pursue their education at Impact University but need the flexibility of location and schedule, our Online Program is for you! Many online programs expect you to be completely self-taught. However, Impact University Online includes active pastoral mentoring and training by our faculty and staff. Come be a part of our online community!

Global Training Certificate Program

The Global Training Certificate Program is designed for foreign nationals who seek leadership training from an international perspective and Biblical worldview. In addition, our international trainees will have hands-on experience in church leadership and community building. Learn More.

MINISTRY INTENSIVE

This one-year certificate program is designed to amplify the gifts God has placed on the inside of you. With a foundation of Theology and Leadership, our program focuses on practical training for ministry. Students in this program have the opportunity to choose from four tracks: Worship, Pastoral Ministry, Theology, and Counseling. In addition, students are involved in internships. Skills gained in internship are beneficial in both ministry and the secular job market.

*All classes taken during the Ministry Intensive are transferable to our four year degree program.

Current internship areas:

  • Media
  • Worship
  • Administration
  • Student Ministries
  • Outreach
  • Facilities Management
  • Discipleship
  • Marketing

Undergraduate Degrees

Pastoral Ministry

Pastoral Ministries is a calling that requires commitment, compassion, integrity, and passion. It is much more than what is seen on Sunday mornings. The Pastoral Ministry Program here at Impact University fuses leadership, ministry logistics, counseling, worship and theology to establish well-rounded pastors.  Our program not only prepares you for the spiritual, but the practicalities of day-to-day ministry.

Sample Classes: Executive Leadership, Ministry of Prayer, Counseling I and II, Christ the Healer, Church Finance and Law, Spiritual Warfare, Methods of Bible Study, Excellence in Character

Career Opportunities: Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Children’s Pastor, Worship Pastor, Missions

Christian Counseling

If you are passionate about reaching hurting people, the Christian Counseling Program at Impact University is for you! Our program combines the knowledge of scientific human behavior with Biblical truths to empower our students to become effective Christian counselors.

Sample Classes: Executive Leadership, Group Counseling, Psychology, Addictions and Impulse Control, Developmental Issues, Family Issues

Career Opportunities: Lay Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Biblical Theology

The Biblical Theology Study Program dives deep into the Word of God. This program spends time expounding on the history and the truth of the Old and New Testament scriptures. Learn how to apply the truths of God’s Word to your life.

Sample Courses: Executive Leadership, New Testament Survey,Greek I and II, Hermeneutics, Church History, Pastoral Epistles, Romans

Career Opportunities: Teacher, Scholar, Missions Work, Writer

Worship

The Worship degree at Impact University is designed for those who feel called to lead others in worship, on and off stage. David had a heart after God and was called upon to help soothe the king because of his skill. Our students learn to hone their worship-leading, musicianship, and tech skills while simultaneously creating a lifestyle of worship.

Sample Courses: Executive Leadership, Worship leading, Keyboard, Guitar, Song Writing

Career Opportunities: Worship Pastor, Associate Worship Pastor, Musician, Worship Leader, Recording Artist, Music Teacher, Worship Director

Graduate Degrees

Impact University currently offers Master’s degrees in Theology and in Christian Counseling.  These programs are designed to empower students with a deeper understanding of Biblical principles. Graduates are better equipped for the work of the ministry and the building up of the body of Christ.

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Impact University offers a certification program that will prepare and qualify you to take the North Carolina state board exam to become a licensed Substance Abuse Counselor. If you desire to help others make a positive, permanent life change, this program is for you! The CSAC program offered at Impact University will give you the practical and spiritual information you need to be the professional, effective counselor you desire to be.

Scope of Practice:

Certified Substance Abuse Counselors are proficient in Twelve Core Functions. These include screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, report and record keeping, consultation with other professionals in regard to client treatment and services, and referral to treat addictive disorder or disease and help prevent relapse.