In Christ International Bible College is an accredited college that offers Associate and Bachelor degrees in theological disciplines. ICIBC is designed to be affordable and convenient and is for everyone who is hungry for God, newly saved, or in the ministry. We present each student a great opportunity to receive the teachings of the Word of God and add to his/her faith! Our desire is to deliver a curriculum into your hands that will cultivate the good soil of your heart and produce good fruit while training you in the Word of God so that you can be the leader that God has called you to be. Our mission is for you to connect to God together and join the body of Christ to grow in the things of God and enter into a deeper relationship with Him. You will receive supernatural revelation and experience transformation in all areas of your life that will carry into the next generation!
Applicants expecting to enter a Christian degree program at ICIBC must have accepted Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior. Applicants must have earned a diploma from an accredited high school, passed the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) test, or have an equivalent education. Students of the Bible Institute are not required to provide a high school diploma. NOTE: Proof of completion of High School, GED, or College must be present in the student file no later than 30 days after the student’s enrollment. This form of proof is linked with the accrediting company, ACI, and must be present in the student file immediately.
Students transferring credit to ICIBC from another institution of higher learning must provide official, sealed transcripts sent directly from the institution to the ICIBC campus. Students will be granted credit for work done on an equivalent level and for a similar amount of time in subjects that fit in the student’s program of study at ICIBC. Transferrable grades must be "C" or above and will be calculated in the student’s overall grade point average (GPA) at ICIBC.
Credits transferred from a secular institution will not substitute for theology courses within the program and will not be calculated in the student’s overall grade point average (GPA) at ICIBC. However, this student will be awarded the "Bachelor of Arts" in Christian Ministry due to previous college credit. If approved, only 30 credit-hours from a secular program will apply to the students ICIBC program of study.
Formal transfer credit evaluation is done by the ICIBC Main Campus after all official transcripts have been received. Official transcripts must be received within 60 days of the student’s application to ICIBC in order for the transfer credit to be included in the student assessment. To receive an Associate’s degree from ICIBC, students must take or transfer in credits covering Program #1 subjects (30 credit-hours). To receive a Bachelor’s degree from ICIBC, students must take or transfer in credits covering Program #4 subjects (30 credit-hours).
In Christ International Bible College believes in offering quality education at the most affordable price. We desire that the students trained at ICIBC for the work of the ministry should not have to leave with an oppressive debt. Our goal is to offer the most affordable, quality, spiritual education in order to train and equip God’s servants in His Word for the furtherance of the Gospel.
ICIBC provides an in-house student loan in the form of a "monthly payment" in order to prevent students from having to pay the full tuition at the beginning of each year. Students must pre-pay for each course before attending classes. A tuition schedule is provided for the student at the time of registration.
(30-120 Credit Hours)
Diploma in Theology
Associate in Theology
Associate of Arts in Theology
Advanced Diploma in Theology
Bachelor of Christian Ministry
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
The Bible Institute Program is for those individuals attending strictly for their own personal spiritual growth. Bible Institute students must attend all classes, complete ministry practicum requirements, and read all texts. Bible Institute students will receive a certificate of completion for each 30 credit hour program completed.
◈ Earn up to an accredited Associate’s Degree upon completion of each program with ministry related curriculum taught by Reverend Mark Hankins.
◈ Automatic enrollment in “Message of the Month” program from Mark Hankins Ministries.
◈ Group study options available for local church, prison or community groups.
◈ Courses include In Christ Realities, Spirit of Faith, Divine Healing, and more.
The cost of a 9 month correspondence program per course/month is $75 for US residents and $100 for foreign students. Each installment includes tuition, Ministry Practicum credit, textbook, workbook, and CD series or DVD series for each course. The full two-year program (18 courses) can be completed in 18 months.
c/o Free Life Church
111 South 14th Street
Burlington, CO 80807
c/o Kingdom Life International Christian Center
328 Snook Way
Kissimmee, FL 34759
(407) 422-2688 ext. 1
c/o Living Word Minden
440 Hwy 531
Minden, Louisiana, 71055
c/o Center Church
1221 Jacksboro Hwy
Fort Worth TX 76114
FORT WORTH 76106
c/o LIVING WORD CHURCH
170 Weymoth St.
Rockland, MA 02018
c/o Living Faith Christian Center
P.O. Box 5074 BWB
Niceville, FL 32578-5074
c/o Faith Life Family Church
1519 Leverette Rd
Warner Robins, GA 31088
13921 Montana Ave. #5
El Paso, Texas 79938
c/o Love City Church
521 N. Main St.
Gloversville, New York 12078
c/o The River Church
5654 Gerstner Memorial Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70607
5707 Hwy 90
Milton, FL 32583
In Christ Realities, Principles of Faith, Marriage & Family, Ministry of Helps, The Love of God, Authority of the Believer, Methods of Bible Study, Biblical & Personal Finances, Character & Integrity
Principles of Prayer, Principles of Leadership, The Holy Spirit & His Gifts, Divine Healing, Discipleship 101, Evangelism, Life & Teachings of Jesus in the New Testament, Productive Christianity: The Fruitful Life, Church Growth & Unity
Insights to the Book of Ephesians, Ministry Gifts, The Book of Acts, The Triumphant Church, The Life of Paul, Old Testament Survey, Blood Covenant, Church History, Success in Ministry
Christian Counseling, Ministerial Ethics, Praise & Worship, Preaching & Teaching Lab, Audio & Visual Lab, Making Disciples, Social Media Lab, Developing Leaders, Bible Doctrines
❐DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY (TH)
TH-101 IN CHRIST REALITIES
This course will focus on what happened in the death, burial and resurrection of Christ, as well as who the believer is “in Christ”. Many Christians talk about what they are trying to be, what they need to be, and what they are going to be; but this course teaches who you are now and what you have now as a believer.
TH-102 PRINCIPLES OF FAITH
This course explains the concept of faith in God and His word. Emphasis is placed on scriptural ways to develop ever-increasing faith in God.
TH-103 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
This course will present the Biblical principles that are necessary in order to have a successful marriage and family life. This course will define the importance of harmony in the family unit as God’s original plan.
TH-104 MINISTRY OF HELPS
This course teaches us to understand the supernatural gift of helps and to learn the diversity of gifts involved in the helps ministry, as well as study the spiritual and physical attributes of a servant of God. It also serves as a review of some practical applications of the helps ministry in the local church.
TH-105 THE LOVE OF GOD
This course teaches how to let the love of God dominate our lives rather than to allow our flesh or our unredeemed thinking to rule us.
TH-106 AUTHORITY OF THE BELIEVER
This course helps the student understand the authority that God has given them as a believer and challenges them to walk in that authority in their daily lives.
TH-107 METHODS OF BIBLE STUDY
This course explores various tools and methods of Bible study, including book, character, word, and topical studies. Students are trained on a variety of book-based study aids and become familiarized with computer-based study tools.
TH-108 BIBLICAL AND PERSONAL FINANCES
This course reveals God’s plan of provision and abundance for His people. It emphasizes the need for faith and an understanding of the principles necessary to receive God’s best.
TH-109 CHARACTER AND INTEGRITY
This course is designed to give the student a solid moral foundation based on the Word of God. The favor and blessings of God follow moral and ethical behavior. A life of integrity is essential for any servant of the Gospel.
❐ ASSOCIATES IN THEOLOGY
TH-201 PRINCIPLES OF PRAYER
This course presents the principles and purpose of prayer as outlined in the Bible. The teachings will include the different kinds of prayer, the function of prayer in our daily lives, and how to pray and seek God on a daily basis.
TH-202 PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIP I
This class helps students recognize, develop, and refine the personal characteristics necessary to be a truly effective leader – the kind people want to follow.
TH-203 THE HOLY SPIRIT AND HIS GIFTS
This course gives the student a working knowledge of the nine New Testament gifts of the Spirit as described in I Corinthians 12 and 14.
TH-204 DIVINE HEALING
This course reveals that physical healing has been provided for every believer in the redemptive work of Christ. Students will examine what the Bible says about God’s will to heal “all,” then take a look at God’s methods of healing and discover common hindrances to receiving healing.
This course presents the need for discipleship in and through the local church. Establishing programs in which Christians can grow and mature should be interwoven in the very fabric of every church and its mission. Discipleship programs such as Life Groups, Sunday School, Youth and Children’s Ministry will be discussed.
TH-206 PERSONAL EVANGELISM
This course examines the biblical principles of effective evangelism: the message, the mandate, the motivation, and the methods. The love that drove Christ to the cross, now drives us to the lost.
TH-207 LIFE AND TEACHING OF CHRIST IN THE NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
This course provides an overview of the main thoughts and the central themes of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament. This course provides an outline of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and survey the order of the events in His earthly ministry.
TH-208 PRODUCTIVE CHRISTIANITY: THE FRUITFUL LIFE
This course provides a detailed explanation on how to practice the fruit of the Spirit according to Galatians 5:22-24.
TH-209 CHURCH GROWTH AND UNITY
This course is designed to give examples, practical solutions and strategies on how to have growth and unity in a church.
❐ ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY
TH-301 INSIGHTS TO THE BOOK OF EPHESIANS
Ephesians reveals the mystery of the Church as the Body of Christ, recreated in Christ Jesus to express Christ’s fullness on earth. It also covers practical matters of relationships with other believers, our families, and employers. This course will teach the importance of receiving the spirit of wisdom and revelation, and its vital role in helping the believer to access the call, the inheritance, and the authority he/she has in Christ. It also helps to understand that our dedication to God is fueled by our revelation of Him, and that there are mysteries in God which He enjoys revealing to the believer.
TH-302 MINISTRY GIFTS
This course teaches the student the function and the characteristics of the five-fold ministry gifts. It will emphasize church leadership and the responsibilities of each office of church government.
This course is a study of the powerful ministry of the Holy Spirit in the early New Testament Church and challenges students to expect the same powerful outpouring in these last days.
TH-304 THE TRIUMPHANT CHURCH
This course will explore the believer’s position of victory and authority in Christ over all powers and principalities in this world. Students will study the wisdom of God concerning spiritual warfare and deliverance.
TH-305 LIFE OF PAUL
The Apostle Paul believed that those who are born of God are children of God, whether Jew or Gentile. In this course we will discuss the teachings of the Apostle Paul and how man’s dominion functions through his spirit (pneuma), or inward man. Paul’s teachings centered around man as a speaking spirit and how man’s dominion is restored when he is born again.
TH-306 OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
This course provides an overview of the messages, the authors, the history, and the main themes of the books of the Old Testament. The teachings in these courses will center around God’s eternal plan of redemption beginning with creation.
TH-307 BLOOD COVENANT
This course covers the significance of blood covenants in human history from the first blood covenant in Genesis to God’s covenant with Abraham to Christ as the fulfillment of the Abrahamic Covenant.
TH-308 CHURCH HISTORY
This course teaches the student the origin of the Christian Church, its birth, and its development from the Day of Pentecost through modern times. The teachings also focus on the modern-day outpouring of the Spirit over the past century.
TH-309 SUCCESS IN MINISTRY
This course contains timeless principles of ministry that will benefit both those who serve in vocational ministry and those who minister on a volunteer basis.
❐BACHELOR OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
TH-401 CHRISTIAN COUNSELING
This course introduces the biblical basis for the counseling ministry. It will discuss the most important and exemplary model of counseling – Jesus Christ. Students will observe His approach to counseling and how that His work with people was a process.
TH-402 MINISTERIAL ETHICS
This course sets a standard of excellence in ethical conduct. It examines the moral and ethical responsibilities and challenges facing today’s Spirit-filled ministers and exposes common ethical problems providing preventive strategies for each. As ministers, we are to reflect God’s love, God’s justice, and God’s righteousness.
TH-403 PRAISE & WORSHIP
This course introduces the student to the art of leading worship and the worship leading team. Students will discover the full purpose of praise and worship and how it is to function in the individual and the congregation.
TH-404 PREACHING AND TEACHING LAB
This course helps students prepare and deliver sermons that will bring the Scriptures to life. This course provides practical help in creating a sermon outline, public speaking, and platform etiquette. This course will give practical guidelines designed to help students effectively teach the Word of God. It will focus on methods of presentation and delivery of thought for effective communication of the precepts and principles outlined in the Word of God.
TH-405 AUDIO/VISUAL LAB
This course presents practical teaching in a lab environment in which students will receive hands-on training in areas of audio/visual technology. Instruction will focus specifically in the areas of sound, website, and media technology.
TH-406 MAKING DISCIPLES
This course will explain how the early church discipled new Christians, to meet the basic needs of a growing Christian, to spot and train potential workers, and to develop mature godly leaders.
TH-407 SOCIAL MEDIA LAB
This course provides a step-by-step guide in a lab setting to getting started, crucial insights to help you develop an effective social media strategy, and gives real-life examples of ministries and leaders who are using media in powerful ways.
TH-408 DEVELOPING LEADERS
This course teaches the principles of effectively producing leadership skills within your church staff and volunteers. This course will discuss biblical principles, biblical examples, and godly traits of supportive ministers and their vital role in the success of the local church body.
TH-409 BIBLE DOCTRINES
This course helps the student identify the anointing of God in the Old and New Testaments and specifically in the life and ministry of Jesus. It will also help the student understand the anointing from God that is available for believers today
❒MINISTRY PRACTICUM (MP)
MP-100, 200, 300, 400 MINISTRY PRACTICUM
Ministry Practicum is required for the completion of each program at ICIBC. Ministry Practicum gives students 3 credit-hours and a letter grade of “A” for 8 hours of volunteer ministry in their local church per course month (72 hours per program/year). Ministry Practicum is mandatory for the completion of all certificates, diplomas, and degrees offered in our Christian Ministry program. Note: Ministry Practicum credit will only be granted after a student has completed 9 courses at ICIBC.