Master of Divinity


Association of Christian Alcohol and Drug Counselors (ACADC) is a not-for-profit (501C3) operating as an unaccredited religious exempt Christian education Institute.

I. Print out a copy of the application form. Fill out the form and check the box for Master of Divinity Degree. Send it to the following address with a check or money order made payable to ACADC in the amount of your tuition fee of $2500:

ACADC Institute

P.O. Box 326

Yucaipa, CA 92399

II. Read the following textbooks which may be purchased at or ordered through most Christian Book Stores in preparation for taking the CSAC I Exam and the M.Div. Oral Exam:

Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer

Victory Over Darkness by Dr. Neil Anderson

The Bondage Breaker by Dr. Neil Anderson

Freedom From Addiction by Mike & Julia Quarles

Steps to Freedom in Christ by Dr. Neil Anderson

Life Recovery Bible with commentary by Dr. Stephen Arterburn, et, al

Christ-centered Therapy by Dr. Terry Zuehlke

Psychology Debunked:Revealing the Overcoming Life by Lisa Bazler

Christian Counseling a Comprehensive Guide by Dr. Gary Collins

Effective Biblical Counseling:A Model for Helping Caring Christians

Become Capable Counselors by Larry Crabb

Competent to Counsel, by Jay E. Adams

Crisis Trauma Counseling by Dr. H. Norman Wright

Toxic Psychiatry by Dr. Peter Breggin

The Authority to Tread by Rebecca Greenwood

Approval Addiction by Joyce Meyer

Counseling Through Your Bible Handbook by June Hunt

Thesis and Dissertation Style Guide

III. Take and pass the Master of Divinity Oral Exam

Upon completion of the Master of Divinity Oral Exam, you will receive your Master of Divinity Degree. No thesis is required for this degree...only a shepherds heart.

IV. This degree can also be earned by proof and verification of 2 or more years of fruitful Christian Ministry and a Thesis project about your ministry.

V. Call 877-478-5756 and speak to an education counselor who will answer your questions and give you all the guidance you may need throughout the processes from enrollment to the awarding of your degree.

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