Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care

Objectives and Outcomes

The Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care offers a practical and theologically grounded program for anyone desiring to expand their healing ministry training. In this practical hands-on program students will gain a thorough foundation of applied theology, with scriptural, historical and present-day contexts for effective Christian holistic healing. The program covers four aspects of biblical healing: physical healing, deliverance ministry, inner healing, and pastoral counseling.

Program Road Map

Core Courses


Final Project

The Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care is a practical, hands-on program where students will receive a thorough background, history, systematic theology and practices of effective healing ministries.

This non-licensure program is intended for those desiring to advance their knowledge and skills as pastors, assistant pastors, church leaders, evangelists, missionaries, and those who wish to establish a deliverance ministry in their church or as an independent parachurch ministry.

Admission Requirements

For more information on Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care prerequisites and requirements for admission, please click here.


The total tuition for the Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care is $21,800

The program length is 24-months. Students can choose the following payment method:

  1. Pay annually, will enjoy a 3% tuition deduction
  2. Pay monthly, there will be an additional 3% processing fee

SU offers special scholarships, please check the scholarship page. 


Program Goals

The goals of the Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care program are:

  • Provide a solid biblical theology for the authority, ministry and practice of deliverance, spiritual warfare, and all levels of healing.
  • Equip leaders with understanding and spiritual tools necessary to become effective healing and deliverance ministers.
  • Provide balanced acceptable healing and deliverance processes that are scriptural based, focused on love, honor and compassion, and that recognize the full worth of the person seeking healing.
  • Encourage establishing healing ministry teams in local churches, parachurch settings, or missional contexts.
  • Equip leaders to grow healthy, holistic healing ministry communities.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate the biblical-theological basis for healing, deliverance, and spiritual care
  • Incorporate the biblical and ethical qualities in a personal ministry setting
  • Apply a scripture-based ministry of healing and deliverance
  • Create a plan for the ministry of spiritual care
  • Integrate program content, biblical research, and prior learning to develop an applied ministry thesis as a foundation for the student’s area of ministry

Online Course List

PL 530 – Apostolic Authority

CH 504 – Spiritual Outpourings and Revivals

MT 511 – Principles of Spiritual Care

MT 530 – Healing Ministry 1

MT 531 – Healing Ministry 2

MT 533 – Spiritual Warfare and Deliverance

MT 523 – Ministry of Healing and Reconciliation

MT 514 – Pastoral Counseling for Recovery and Restoration

MT 513 – Practical Crisis Counseling

MT 526 – Christian Counseling Ethics

GS 520 – Applied Ministry Thesis 1

GS 521 – Applied Ministry Thesis 2


Total for the program – 36 Units

All courses are 3 units.

Program Unit Requirements

The Masters degree is a two-year program consisting of 36 units (semester hours).


Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Masters in Healing and Spiritual Care the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all courses in the degree program.
  • Complete and pass the Applied Ministry Thesis.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.
  • Verified active mentorship during the degree program.

Student Testimonials

I am eternally grateful to God for providing Shiloh University. I could not find this level of education in the area of theology in my country. I always get excited when I am taking a new course and I always share the things I learn with my family, my friends, my church.”

Janneth Saveedra

Shiloh University has fanned the flame of my desire, and equipped me to share God’s hope and redemption with a needy world.”

John Isoka

I have loved every bit of my experience with Shiloh University! The faculty provided a personal touch that is too often lost in other universities. The level of academics is top-notch and presented in a sound and meaningful way.”

Joshua Wheeler

Having instructors who could challenge me and question me on specific topics forced me to dig in and really understand the foundations of what I believe.”

Jeremy Richardson

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