B.A., Furman University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee
B.A., Hope College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary; M.Ed., University of Toledo; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
Why earn an Associate of Arts Degree at CIU?
For a basic understanding of the Bible taught by some of the world’s top biblical scholars, consider the Associate of Arts program from Columbia International University. In just two years, you will learn the principles of Bible interpretation and gain essential Bible skills.
Why study Psychology at CIU?
Got a heart that always wants to help? Maybe you’re concerned about at-risk youth. Or the victims of the international sex slave trade. Or meeting the needs of those with emotional disorders. A needy world needs you, and you need the training that comes with the Columbia International University Psychology program.
Why minor in Philosophy at CIU?
Critical thinking skills and an understanding of the modern world are necessary for any career in the 21st century. A minor in Philosophy assists you in developing a solid biblical worldview, and the lifelong ability to compare it to the ideas and beliefs of men and societies. Electives are flexible, allowing you to study topics of greatest interest to you.
Why minor in International Community Development (ICD)?
In this unique program, you will experience what it is like to live in a needy society. You will live in a simulated developing world village learning problem solving and coping skills that prepare you for life in a developing country. Areas of training include Sustainable Agriculture, Spiritual Development, Small Animal Husbandry, Food Technology, Appropriate Technology, Primary Health and Cross-Cultural Communication & Community Development.
Why Study Digital Media & Cinema at CIU?
At Columbia International University, you can literally get your hands on the latest in media technology and use it to “Communicate Christ Creatively” – the motto of the CIU Communication program. In the Digital Media & Cinema major, you can follow your interests and passions as you learn to produce films, videos and documentaries that will make an impact on your world.
Why study Business & Organizational Leadership at CIU?
Dr. Benjamin Dean, the director of the Business & Organizational Leadership program answers the question this way:
“I want students to see that our Creator has put within them unique gifts and talents, and that there is a God-infused value, dignity, and sacredness about each of the vocations and professions.”
Why Study English at CIU?
If you look into the educational backgrounds of many corporate CEOs, you will discover that many of these men and women began their careers with a degree in English. That’s because English majors can do exactly what employers need and value: read and analyze texts, communicate effectively in writing, think critically and independently, and use research properly. Studying the English language equips graduates for effective use of the written word in mission and marketplace ministries.
B.A., Belhaven College; M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary; M.A., Columbia International University
Mr. Brown has his own practice as a professional counselor for individuals, couples, families, children, adolescents and group therapy. He specializes in addictions. He teaches several courses on the undergraduate level as an adjunct professor. You may learn more at his website www.JimBrownLPC.com.
B.A. in Christian Ministries, Belhaven College, Jackson, MS; Master of Divinity, Degree in Pastoral Counseling, Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO; M.A. in Counseling, Columbia International University, Columbia, SC; Served as Assistant Pastor working with Youth, College age and Families in Hattiesburg, MS; St. Louis, MO; Miami, FL and Irmo, SC; Presently in private practice for the past 10 plus years as a professional counselor and supervisor of LPC Interns; teaching, preaching, training and consulting in various settings.