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West Coast Bible
College & Seminary

creating disciples of Christ, not disciples of debt

 

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WCBCS Biblical Foundations Statement
WCBCS Mission Statement
WCBCS Core Values
WCBCS Institutional Objectives
WCBCS Student Core Competencies
WCBCS Philosophy of Education
WCBCS History

 

Phone

(800) 921-4561

Location

7459 S IH 35
Waco, TX 76076

OFFICE Hours

M-Th 9a–4p
Central Time

EMAIL

info@westcoastbible.org
emails answered most Fridays

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ACADEMICS

2016-2017 WCBCS STUDENT CATALOG

2016 - 2017 WCBCS STUDENT HANDBOOK

2016-2017 WCBCS POLICIES MANUAL

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

WCBCS INSTITUTIONAL OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

SAMPLE CLASSES

If you would like to view a Sample Class at any level, please click below: 

Bachelor
Master
Doctoral
 

GRADING SCALE

100 – 90            A
89 – 80              B  
79 – 70              C  
69 – 60              D
59 & below      F

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HONORS

• 3.95 - 4.00 Summa Cum Laude
• 3.75 - 3.94 Magna Cum Laude
• 3.50 - 3.74 Cum Laude

No honors will appear on the degrees earned by student. 

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GRADE APPEALS PROCESS

If a student feels that there is an error on his grade report, he must begin the appeal process within thirty days of receiving the grade report by contacting the WCBCS offices at info@westcoastbible.org. After thirty days the grade is considered final and is not subject to appeal by the student or any third party.

WCBCS is not responsible for lost tests, projects, etc. Please be sure to make a copy of all material prior to submitting material to WCBCS for grading or evaluation.

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STUDENT CHEATING POLICY

If a student is caught cheating, the following steps will be taken:

1) The student will be contacted and made aware of the situation and given an opportunity to respond.
2) The student will be placed on Academic probation if it is deemed there was a violation. 
3) The first time will result in a "0" on the assignment.
4) The second time will result in a 6 month expulsion.
5) The third time will result in a final expulsion. A student may appeal the decision to the WCBCS President who then, in conjunction with the WCBCS board, will render the final decision. 
6) When a student is expelled for cheating, there will be NO REFUNDS GIVEN.

ACCREDITATION

Disclaimer: Making application for accreditation does not imply or guarantee accreditation will occur. Accreditation is a process and WCBCS is committed to completing the process for the accomplishment of our mission.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE WEST COAST OFFICES FOR UPDATES. ALL UPDATES WILL BE POSTED HERE AND ON SOCIAL MEDIA.

WCBCS Applies for Accreditation with the Accreditation Service for International Colleges - ASIC

May 27, 2016 - We have just submitted the final paperwork in Stage 3 of our accreditation with ASIC in the UK. This is the final stage and we hope to have more information to report very soon!

April 6, 2016 - WCBCS has applied for accreditation with the Accreditation Service of International Colleges (ASIC). ASIC is based in the UK and is on the list of recognized higher education accreditation organizations for the UK. (see Wikipedia)

ASIC has also gained many recognitions, memberships and affiliations (a full list can be found here) in acknowledgement of their commitment to quality in education:

  • Recognized by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) in the UK for the Student Visitor Visa Route
  • Gained ISO 9001:2008 Accredited Certification
  • Member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA
  • Member of the British Quality Foundation
  • Affiliate Member of ENQA, European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Member of GUIDE Association, Global Universities in Distance Education
  • Member of UN Academy Impact group
  • Member of The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)

This application, and potential accreditation, demonstrates our further commitment to our global education initiative and will allow our students to have even greater recognition around the world.

WCBCS Applies for Accreditation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)

February 3, 2016 - WCBCS submits the Self-Study Report Proposal to TRACS.

January 29, 2016 was a historic day for WCBCS as we submitted our application for accreditation to The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) via electronic submission. We are also printing out the notebook hard copy and mailing it later today, along with the $7,000 application fee. TRACS is recognized by both the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a national institutional accrediting agency for Christian postsecondary institutions, colleges, universities, and seminaries.

We will post more information as we move forward. We believe this will not compromise our position on keeping the tuition costs lower for our students, as there will be numerous scholarships available to everyone who would like to apply. These scholarships WILL NOT be available until after accreditation is in effect. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE TO ASK ABOUT OUR US ACCREDITATION. WE WILL POST SOMETHING IMMEDIATELY WHEN WE HAVE INFORMATION AND WILL SEND OUT A MASS EMAIL TO OUR STUDENT BODY. We expect this process to take anywhere from 2 to 5 years. Even after having made application we cannot guarantee we will receive it. We remain committed regardless to continue to improve the quality and content of our programs!

WCBCS Undergrad Students Can Apply For Admission To Schools Like Luther Rice Seminary

WCBCS undergraduate students can apply for admission into programs at other colleges. Several WCBCS students transferred to Luther Rice University and were accepted into their various programs. Again: Admission is not 100% guaranteed; students are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

If you specific school in mind, we suggest you contact the schools BEFORE enrolling to ask regarding their acceptance of any credits.   

AUTHORIZATION
Tax-Exempt Status & Authorization To Operate

WCBCS has obtained Tax Exempt Status in South Africa. WCBCS is registered CIPRO, the Companies and Intellectual Properties Registration Office.

WCBCS  Ministries is recognized and approved to be exempt by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America, as a 501 (c)(3) Religious Organization with all rights and privileges as provided by law. 

WCBCS has received a letter of authorization to operate in the state of Texas and to offer degrees in religious studies. Additionally, WCBCS has obtained authorization from the Texas Workforce Commission to operate in the state of Texas. Also, on October 3, 2011, WCBCS obtained a letter of exemption from the Texas Workforce Commission as granted under Texas Education Code, Section 132.002(a)(2). See the letter here.

CREDIBILITY

We've been asked the question, "Does a degree from West Coast Bible College & Seminary have credibility?" In short, the answer is absolutely! In assessing the credibility of any institution, we suggest that you review the experience and education members of the organization. A ministry degree from WCBCS has been recognized by many churches and ministries and we are constantly seeing new ways to gain relationships. memberships, and affiliations which will only enhance our credibility.

Our professors possess degrees from:
*Baylor University
*Gordon Conwell Seminary
*Houston Graduate School of Theology
*Liberty University
*Luther Rice Seminary
*Marquette University
*Oral Roberts University
*Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
*Southern Methodist University
*Southwestern Assemblies of God University
*Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
*Texas Tech University
*University of Phoenix
*University of Texas
*University of Southern California

FYI: A recent graduate of WCBCS phoned our office and told us how his DMin degree from WCBCS played a major role in him receiving a $9 million contract with a ministry foundation. Every person's experience may vary, but this speaks volumes about our credibility in the eyes of others.

If you have any questions, give us a call or ask your employer or denominational leaders to check us out. Our desire is to make sure that your education meets your life needs and goals!

WCBCS Applies for Accreditation with the Council on Higher Education in South Africa (CHE)

UPDATE: January 26, 2016. WCBCS recently paid accreditation dues for CHE and President Harrison and Dr. Condly will be flying to South Africa in March 2016 to meet with leaders within the CHE. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE TO ASK ABOUT ACCREDITATION. WE WILL POST SOMETHING IMMEDIATELY WHEN WE HAVE INFORMATION AND WILL SEND OUT A MASS EMAIL TO OUR STUDENT BODY. 

The programs of WCBCS have all been reviewed and approved by SAQA (the South African Qualifications Authority) and CHE (The Council on Higher Education). At this point, we are awaiting the final approval of the member assigned to our accreditation process.

In the past year we had an onsite visit from members of CHE. We have one item they asked us to improve and they last visited our offices in South Africa on December, 2015. As soon as we hear more information, we will update you by posting it online. Please do not call and ask with regard to the current status as you WILL be made aware immediately when a decision has been reached. 

West Coast Bible College & Seminary has also applied for accreditation CHE (The Council on Higher Education). As soon as we know more we will update this information. (Accreditation is not guaranteed simply by making application and a final decision should be rendered soon. Please continue to check our website for an update regarding accreditation. )

WCBCS Applies for Accreditation with the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority in South Africa (HWSETA)

UPDATE: April 15, 2016. Africa President Fanie Mqira signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HWSETA regarding their expectations of WCBCS. This is the final stage of accreditation for the diploma that should result in issuance of accreditation next week.

April 1, 2016. President Harrison and Dr. Condly, along with the WC President in Africa, Dr. Fanie Mqira, met with members of the HWSETA regarding the status of the West Coast accreditation. We were told we were only missing one document regarding one of our team members in South Africa and that has since been turned in as requested. HWSETA provincial director, Richard Molefe, assured us that once this document was submitted that our accreditation with HWSETA would be granted. Our expectation is that we will have a final decision in April 2016. 

ONCE AGAIN PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE TO ASK ABOUT ACCREDITATION. WE WILL POST SOMETHING IMMEDIATELY WHEN WE HAVE INFORMATION AND WILL SEND OUT A MASS EMAIL TO OUR STUDENT BODY.  

The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) is one of twenty-three statutory bodies established within the legislative framework of the Skills Development Act, 1998. The HWSETA has been established to facilitate skills development in the health and social development sector to ensure that the skills needs are identified and addressed through a number of initiatives by the SETA and the sector.

WCBCS has been evaluated by HWSETA and is currently awaiting issuance of our certificate that will accredit our diplomas for ministerial training, as well as training in Human Resources. When we receive the final certificate of accreditation, we will post more information. 

What can governmental accreditation from South Africa mean for you?
Accreditation is a formal recognition that the programs of a college meets certain standards and provides learners with good quality education from their selected program or school. Ultimately, we want our programs to be recognized as viable in the eyes of everyone as a way to honor God. Likewise, (especially for our African students) it means that when you are ready to seek employment, your credentials and qualifications will be recognized. Credits acquired from an accredited college are often transferable to another accredited institution, although they are never guaranteed. 

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ADMISSIONS

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

*Students who would like to enroll must: 1) Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; 2) Have graduated from high school or completed a GED; and 3) Send copies of the "official transcripts" from all of the schools you have attended to the WCBCS address.

LENGTH OF PROGRAM COMPLETION QUESTIONS

HOW LONG DOES A STUDENT HAVE TO COMPLETE A SPECIFIC PROGRAM?

Bachelor Degrees - 5 years to complete from the time of enrollment
Master Degrees - 3 years to complete from the time of enrollment
Doctor Degrees - 3 years to complete from the time of enrollment

If you fail to complete your program in the allotted amount of time, you may apply for a one year extension to your program before the expiration date. This extension will incur a $500.00 fee. At the end of that time, you will need to re-enroll and take up to 1/2 of your classes over as classes will be updated periodically during your time as a student at West Coast Bible College & Seminary.

HOW LONG DO YOU HAVE TO COMPLETE A CLASS?

Many people have asked the question, "Do I have to finish the classes in the amount of time as prescribed in the syllabus?" The answer is no. The time frame given in the syllabus is merely a suggested guideline and may be adjusted to fit your particular time schedule. Some of our students have finished the classes in less time and some have taken longer. The online, on-demand classes @ WCBCS are made to fit your life.

Students are given a maximum of 6 months to complete any course they have started. After 6 months, you may be required to start the course over and to pay the course (if even you paid in full - you will be charged the per class rate)

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE TIME FRAME TO COMPLETE A CLASS?

In reality, most students complete a class within 30-45 days. With discipline, you can finish each class at Bachelor level in 14 days by simply following the syllabus (18-20 days at the Masters level and 28-30 days at the Doctoral level). You can do the math to figure out how quickly or how slowly you would like to complete a program. Most students complete their degrees in the same time frame that it would take in an on-campus program.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

We often get the question, "Do you accept transfer students?" The answer is definitely, "YES"!!!! Students transferring in hours will receive an assessment completed to determine which classes must be taken for graduation and therefore must have an official copy of a transcript from your previous school(s).  Students may complete up to two classes before their "official transcript" is on file.  

NO TRANSCRIPT WILL BE ASSESSED BEFORE A STUDENT ENROLLS AT WCBCS

What is an "official transcript"? This is the transcript sent directly from your previous schools to our offices and it must be stamped with the official school seal. 

CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT

High school students may, with the permission of the appropriate high school official, concurrently enroll in high school and college courses. A maximum of nine (9) semester hours will be accepted. College students may concurrently enroll in courses at WCBCS.

CHANGING MAJORS

Students may change their major at WCBCS by going to the Online Payments section of the website, paying for the form, and filling it out  There is a $50 change of major fee which can be accessed on the PAYMENTS page.

 

 

APPLICATIONS

NO REFUND POLICY

Since our tuition costs are so low, once a student has paid for a course or has registered we DO NOT offer ANY financial refunds. Immediately upon your payment, our professors get paid, as do our office staff for their contributions to your education. When you click to make a payment below, you are acknowledging that you have read this statement and are in full agreement. We put this statement here to make sure there are no miscommunications. ALL payments are made via PayPal, so we never have any financial information on any of our students.

IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT APPLICATION:  

1) Upon paying the application fee, you will be automatically redirected to the application. Please DO NOT close the window, as it may take a few seconds to forward you to the link. Please fill out the application and click submit. In case of a technology glitch, please email info@westcoastbible.org.
2) Once you have completed the application you will receive an automatically generated email from Admissions giving you specific directions as to the next steps to follow. Please be sure to look for that email and follow the directions.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE APPLICATION

BACHELOR DEGREE APPLICATION

MASTERS DEGREE APPLICATION

DOCTORAL DEGREE APPLICATION

MASTERS COMMISSION DISCIPLESHIP APPLICATION

GRADUATION APPLICATION

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Daily Family Devotions

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May 30, 2016 - Monday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What id the analogy of the kernel of wheat speak to you?
2) How are we to be like that kernel of wheat and what does that mean for our lives?
3) Are you spreading life or are you standing alone? Find one way to spread life this week.

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 29, 2016 - Sunday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) Why did Jesus  wait for four days to heal Lazarus?
2) Have you ever been in a circumstance that looked hopeless until Jesus stepped? Talk about it.
3) What appears to be dead in your life right now that you need Jesus to speak to?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 28, 2016 - Saturday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) Talk about a time when you feel like Jesus didn't show up on time.
2) Why did you feel this way and did you learn differently later?
3) How can we center our lives on seeking God's glory, rather than our own?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 27, 2016 - Friday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What does it mean to you to understand that Jesus "knows" you?
2) How does this understanding help you emotionally each day?
3) How does this understanding help you spiritually each day?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 26, 2016 - Thursday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What was the role of a shepherd?
2) What do you take away from the illustration of Jesus as the Good Shepherd?
3) How does that illustration relate practically to our lives?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 25, 2016 - Wednesday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What was this man's story and why was it so powerful?
2) What is your story and why is it powerful?
3) Who needs to hear your story today that you can share it with?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 24, 2016 - Tuesday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) How did God get glory in the life of the man who was formerly blind?
2) How can God get glory from a tragedy or disability in our world?
3) How can we be there to help people who are blind in a spiritual sense so they can see?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 23, 2016 - Monday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) How does Jesus connect the will of God with submission to His Father?
2) What does Jesus' submission teach us for our lives?
3) What personal struggle do you need to submit to God our Father today?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 22, 2016 - Sunday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What did this story speak to you personally?
2) How did Jesus’ response to this woman show His love for us?
3) How can we pass on this love to someone else? 

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

 

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May 21, 2016 - Saturday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What are some things that people try to get or do to make them happy in life?
2) Why are these earthly things never enough?
3) Why is Jesus the only one who can quench our spiritual thirst

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 20, 2016 - Friday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What do you think Jesus felt in the fact His brothers didn’t believe in Him?
2) Have you ever been rejected by your family for your beliefs? Talk about it.
3) What do we need to do when we are rejected by those closest to us or if they don’t believe in us

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 19, 2016 - Thursday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) When you listen to what Jesus said, why do you think some disciples deserted Him?
2) Have you ever walked away when things got hard or did you feel like walking away?
3) How can we continue to hold on to Jesus, even in the hard times?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 18, 2016 - Wednesday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What is the difference between the temporary and eternal?
2) Why do you think we put so much focus of our lives on the temporary?
3) What are some of the eternal things we should try to live out daily?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 17, 2016 - Tuesday (Happy 15th Birthday Julianna!!!)

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What mistake did the disciples make in not waiting on Jesus?
2) Have you ever been impatient while waiting on Jesus?
3) In what area do you need to wait on Jesus today? Resolve not to move until He shows up!

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 16, 2016 - Monday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What did this passage teach you about Jesus’ willingness to depend on His Father?
2) If others were looking at your life, would they say you are dependent on God? Is what they see different than what you know inside?
3) How can we depend on God more in our daily lives? .

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 15, 2016 - Sunday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) Why do you think Jesus asked the man this question?
2) Have you ever been around others who didn’t really want to get well? What happened?
3) Do you want to get well? Ask Jesus to heal what is hurting you.

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 14, 2016 - Saturday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) Do you think the man struggled to believe Jesus?
2) What can we learn from this man’s faith?
3) What do you need to take Jesus at His Word at in your life today?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 13, 2016 - Friday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What does this story show us about Jesus’ love for every person?
2) Where did Jesus find you in your life?
3) How can you be a part of someone else’s story in going where they are today?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 12, 2016 - Thursday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What did John’s acknowledgment speak to you?
2) Why do we need Jesus to become greater and us to become less?
3) How can we practically become less so Jesus can become greater?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 11, 2016 - Wednesday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What is your view of God?
2) What does this verse speak about how you should view God? How does it compare with what you have believed?
3) How does God's love compel us to respond to others?

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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May 10, 2016 - Tuesday

Bible Passage

Questions:

1) What does this passage tell us about Jesus' concern for the seemingly small things in our lives?
2) How is obedience to Jesus tied to God's blessing in our lives?
3) What is Jesus asking you to do for Him today? Just do it!

DAILY OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT BIBLE READING

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FAQ'S

Why is the cost of a degree at WCBCS so much less expensive than other traditional colleges?

We know that when some people look at the cost they might get alarmed and wonder how is the cost of a degree so inexpensive. The answer is simple: When you go to a traditional school, the majority of your tuition is going to two things: Facilities and Faculty. Since we only pay for office space and not large buildings, we have less expenses to "pass on to the students". Additionally, our professors have bought into the vision of training ministers and have agreed to teach as a part-time ministry. Bottom line: Our desire is to train ministers cost-effectively and not create what we call "disciples of debt".

Read this Yahoo NEWS Story on "Why Colleges Could Go Bankrupt" 

How long do I have to complete a class?

At WCBCS, we understand that life can change not only on a daily basis; but on a minute-by-minute basis. Your class syllabus provides a guideline to help you stay focused so you can finish your degree ASAP, but it is merely a suggestion. In reality, most students take a month or more to complete a class. However, you only have 4 months to complete a class without being required to take another class in it's place. Additionally, you have 5 years to complete your degree at the bachelor level and 3 years to complete your degree at the Master and Doctoral levels.

Why should I choose WCBCS?

The answer is really simple: At West Coast Bible College and Seminary we place a strong emphasis on addressing the practical issues facing ministers on an everyday basis and equipping them to handle the “real-life” challenges and responsibilities of ministry. You will get a top-notch Bible-based education from successful and gifted leaders that you will be able to apply immediately where you're at...and all this is at a cost anyone can afford!

When can I enroll?

We have open enrollment which means that you can enroll at any time of the year.  This is a self-paced program which can be completed at your own leisure. 

Will my professors be academically qualified?

All WCBCS professors hold a degree for, at least, the level they are teaching.  In addition, they are proven leaders in their field who can give you the practical insight you need to succeed. Some courses will even be taught by a team of teachers who can provide various viewpoints on any given subject. 

West Coast Bible College and Seminary keeps all student records and personal information private and will not release that information without the written consent of the student

Do you have scholarships?

After receiving accreditation, WCBCS will be offering a Church Worker Scholarship which will allow students to reduce the cost of their tuition. More details will be coming on this soon, as will an application.. 

What will my degree look like?

See an example of the degree by clicking here. 

Can I change my major?

Students may change their major at WCBCS by going to the PAYMENTS page and clicking on the link.. There is a $50 change of major fee. Upon payment you will be redirected to a form that will allow you choose a new major.

What is the mission of WCBCS?

The mission of West Coast Bible College & Seminary is to honor God by educating and ministering to a diverse community of students for the purpose of developing servant-leaders who will radically impact the world where they live with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We accomplish this through biblically based programs and services that have an appreciation of past traditions, but that utilize cutting-edge technology and the latest resources to equip our student for the future.

Do you give refunds on tuition or fees?

Our policy is that WE DO NOT GIVE ANY REFUNDS on tuition or fees that have been submitted since our fee structures are already so inexpensive and all of our professors are paid upon payment received.

Do you currently accept the Army's GI Bill for tuition?

Unfortunately, at this time we do not. We have, however, been in discussions to begin the process but we are unsure of how long that could take and we are assured that it will happen in the future. Once again, however, the cost of WCBCS makes it affordable for everyone!

How many classes will I need to take to graduate?

All bachelor degrees require 120 (40 classes) to graduate, master's degrees are 36 hours (12 classes), and doctoral degrees are 45 hours   (9 classes plus the final project). All students are required to complete a minimum 30 hours (10 classes) to complete any degree.  There are no exceptions to this requirement. Please see your specific degree plan.

Are WCBCS degrees recognized outside of the state of Texas?

Yes. Please see your specific state for details.

Has WCBCS received legal approval to grant degrees in the state of Texas?

WCBCS completely complies with all the laws of the state of Texas and is authorized to grant degrees.

Non-Discrimination Policy

West Coast Bible College and Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or marital status.

Confidentiality Policy

West Coast Bible College and Seminary keeps all student records and personal information private and will not release that information without the written consent of the student.

Equal Opportunity Statement

West Coast Bible College & Seminary provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, West Coast Bible College & Seminary complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. West Coast Bible College & Seminary expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of West Coast Bible College & Seminary’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.

FINANCES: TUITION & FEES

Why is the cost of tuition so low at WCBCS as compared with other colleges? Our Internet-only campus allows us to focus on educating you without having to pay for expensive buildings.  With professors who believe in the mission, we're able to keep the costs low without sacrificing quality. The best thing: You are able to pay as you go or make a one-time payment so you're not in debt for many years to come!

ASSOCIATE / BACHELOR DEGREES

Tuition for Bachelor level classes is only $100.00 per class or $1,500 for the one-time payment option.  (Associate Degree one-time payment option is $800) The only other costs are the $75.00 registration fee, $100.00 graduation fee, and books.

MASTER DEGREES

Tuition for Master level classes is only $125.00 per class or $1,250.00 for the one-time tuition payment.  The only other costs are the $75.00 registration fee, $100.00 graduation fee, and books.

DOCTORAL DEGREES

Tuition for Doctoral level classes is only $150.00 per class or $1,250.00 for the one-time tuition payment.  The only other costs are the $75.00 registration fee, $375 project fee, $100.00 graduation fee, and books

FINANCIAL AID

Given our low tuition rate, we do not accept governmental financial aid. However, we do accept private scholarships granted via check by churches and civic organizations. We DO NOT accept the Army GI Bill at this time. 

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MCIN - Masters Commission International

MC Director Checklist

MC Student Checklist

What is Master's Commission International Network?

Master’s Commission International Network of Affiliates was formed to preserve the integrity and purity of the heart with which this intense discipleship-training program was created.  Our Mission is “To know God and to make Him known.”  It is the desire of the MCIN to help the local church raise up a generation of world changers, recklessly abandoned to the cause of Christ.  To do this, each Master’s Commission must be a ministry of a local church, not a para-church organization.  Master’s Commission is affecting a generation of young adults who are trained to reach a world with the Word of God as their foundation, prayer as their passion and evangelism as their battle cry.

The Master’s Commission International Network of Affiliates are Master’s Commission programs that share the same heart and desire for character, integrity and discipleship.  If a Master’s Commission program is recognized and backed by the MCIN, then it meets the standards and mirrors the original heart of this movement and will be designated as an “Affiliate”.  Each Affiliate of the MCIN that is in good standing shall have a non-exclusive license to use the registered trade name of Master’s Commission® & Master’s Commission International Network®.  The legal use of the name of Master’s Commission® & Master’s Commission International Network® by anyone or any Affiliate Member of the MCIN is contingent upon avoiding any violation of the enclosed Requirements and Core Values of an MCIN Affiliate Member and the observation of such other requirements as MCIN may impose from time to time.

The purpose of MCIN is to be a training center which enhances established programs and sets a firm foundation for beginning programs.  As a training center, our focus is to strategically design gatherings to strengthen our unity and to equip leaders to raise a nation of leaders.  For beginning programs there are seminars, literature and M.C. directors available to train and mentor.  We are a family committed not only to the success of programs but also to the people giving their lives to the cause of Jesus Christ.
 
West Coast Bible College & Seminary has partnered with numerous MC groups from throughout the US and beyond to make a great discipleship program, even more powerful! If you've ever wanted an on-campus college experience that teaches real-life ministry, then contact MCIN today.

Masters Commission Discipleship Application ($75)

Masters Commission Annual Tuition Payment ($800 - 1 of 2 payments)

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PAYMENTS

NO REFUND POLICY

Since our tuition costs are so low, once a student has paid for a course or has registered we DO NOT offer ANY financial refunds. Immediately upon your payment, our professors get paid, as do our office staff for their contributions to your education. When you click to make a payment below, you are acknowledging that you have read this statement and are in full agreement. We put this statement here to make sure there are no miscommunications. ALL payments are made via PayPal, so we never have any financial information on any of our students. 

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Add all the classes you want or pay your tuition in full in our store. 


Life Learning Credits ($75 per class or included with Tuition Payment in Full)
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Transcript Request Form ($10)
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Change of Major Request Fee ($50)
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PERSONNEL

ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Kevin Harrison, President
Dr. Robert Condly - Vice President of Academics
Dr. Antonio Oliveira - Vice President of Missions
Rebecca Harrison, M.Ed. - Vice President of Student Services

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DOCTORAL LEVEL FACULTY

Steven Brooks - Worship Program Coordinator
Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, DWS
Azusa Pacific University, MA
Azusa Pacific University, BA

Robert Condly - Bible Program Coordinator
Marquette University, PhD
Fuller Theological Seminary, MA
Oral Roberts University, BA

Steven J. Condly
University of Southern California, PhD
University of California at Los Angeles, MEd
Oral Roberts University, BA

Nika Davis
Houston Graduate School of Theology, DMin
Southwestern Theological Seminary, MDiv
Texas A&M University, BS
Additional Studies: Tarleton State University & Sam Houston University

Yvette Garcia - Ministry Studies Department Head
Baylor University, PhD Studies in Church History (in progress)
Gordon Conwell Seminary, DMin
Abiliene Christian University, MDiv
Abiliene Christian University, MS
Texas Christian University, BS

Kevin Harrison, President
Luther Rice Seminary, DMin
Trinity Theological Seminary, MRE
Southwestern Assemblies of God University, BS
 (double major in Christian Education and Pastoral Ministries)
Additional Studies: Texas Tech University

Antonio Carlos Oliveira, Vice-President
University of Sao Paulo, JD
Faculdade de Direito de Pinhal , BA

Al Sarno - Counseling Program Coordinator
Capella University, PhD
Pillsbury College & Seminary, DHum
Nova Southeastern University, MS
Palm Beach Atlantic University, BS
Additional Studies: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Lynn Waller
Texas Tech University, PhD
Eastern New Mexico University, MA
Oral Roberts University, BA
Panhandle State University, BA

Jimmy White - Ministries Program Coordinator
Oral Roberts University, DMin
Oral Roberts University, MDiv
Southwestern Assemblies of God University, BA

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MASTER LEVEL FACULTY

Carl Dorvil, MBA (Business Program Coordinator)
Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business, MBA
Southern Methodist University, BS
(triple major in Economics, Public Policy, and Psychology Cum Laude with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University) 

Becky Harrison, M.Ed. (General Education Program Coordinator)
Southwestern Assemblies of God University, MEd
Mississippi State University, BS

Michelle Moreland, MLS (Librarian)
Texas Women's University, MLS
University of Houston - Clear Lake, BS

Shaun Miles, MDiv (Missions Program Coordinator)
Luther Rice Seminary, (DMin in progress)
Liberty University, MDiv
Grand Canyon University, MCS
Baptist College of Florida, BA