Supt. Dr. Xavier C. Joshua Th.A., Th.B., Th.M.,Th.D.
Sis. Zina C. Joshua

     Fifth Avenue Church of God In Christ
"We exist to reach the world with the Gospel Message, Jesus Saves"" 

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Degree Programs Available


The student who satisfactorily completes the 126 semester hours of prescribed work with a grade point average of 2.0 or better will be awarded the Bachelor Degree. However, a student wishing to enter the Master program must maintain a 2.5 grade point average or better in the Bachelor program.


The student who has completed the 126 prescribed semester hours of study in the Bachelor program with a 2.5 GPA or better will then be admitted to work in the Master program. Upon completion of the following prescribed courses with a 3.0 GPA average or better, the student will be awarded the Masters Degree. If the student wishes to advance into the Doctoral program, the student must maintain a 3.5 GPA or better in the Master program.


General Information

Every student who attends MMBI / MCIS may not be permitted to enter the Doctoral program. This level of studies is reserved for those students who have excelled in the Bachelor and Master programs. He is required to maintain a certain grade point average, hold high Christian morals, demonstrate good leadership qualities, possess a cooperative attitude towards the school, and hold his calling in high esteem. More specific qualifications are listed below.

A student will not be considered for admittance into the Doctoral program of the Mississippi COGIC Institute unless he has had pastoral experience or have at least 3 years of field experience.

Diploma in Biblical Studies

Diploma in Biblical Studies will be granted to individuals who has completed one year of studies in the General Studies circumculum.

Degrees Offered

Christian Education (C.ED, A., C.Ed. B, C.Ed.M., C.ed.D.,)

Associate of Christian Education

Bachelor of Christian Education

Master of Christian Education

Doctorate of Christian Education

Theological Studies (Th.A, Th.B., Th.M., Th.D.)

Associate of Theology

Bachelor of Theology

Master of Theology

Doctorate of Theology

Ministerial Studies (Min.A, Min.B., Min.M., Min.D.)

Associate of Ministry

Bachelor of Ministry

Master of Ministry

Doctorate of Ministry