Cornerstone College of Virginia

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At Cornerstone, I am able to take courses at cheaper tuition rates than other colleges. Plus, the professors are very friendly and every class feels personal.

Daniel Gowaty CCV Student

I loved taking the Biblical Counseling course last semester. All-in-all, that was one of my favorite courses that I have taken.

Caedryn McKenna CCV Student

Professor Jay quickly became a favorite professor of mine for his similar sense of humor compared to mine, but also his love for helping others in cultivating their own sound theology.

Daniel Milam CCV Student

One of my favorite parts about CCV is the community. I am always excited to come to class because everyone is so friendly and I know my presence is appreciated.

John Velleco CCV Student

If you're on the fence about coming to Cornerstone, then I say just do it! You'll end up having a great time and coming out of it with a degree that will help you no matter what you go into.

Scarlett Sizemore CCV Student



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Pathway to a Diploma

Students with a Master’s degree can be accepted into the CCV Doctoral Degree Division. Descriptions for each of the terminal degrees offered through Cornerstone College of Virginia are listed below.

CCV Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Biblical Studies (D.B.S.)

In this terminal research doctorate, you will become a biblical scholar and gain deep insights into the Word of God. Through the program, students will gain a greater mastery of the original languages of the Bible, the cultural backgrounds of the Bible, the significance of the intertestamental period, and the history of hermeneutical frameworks and theological developments from the early church up to the present. It is designed for life-engaged learners who are motivated to complete the ultimate expression of scriptural academics.

D.R.S. students pursue an in-depth course of study where they immerse themselves in research to discover new approaches to examining religion. Through this program you focus a great deal of your energies on exploring your chosen topic of interest as expressed in your dissertation or capstone project.

The Doctor of Religious Education program is designed to meet your professional development needs as a Christian education leader. Candidates will grow in their ability to enhance God’s kingdom work in Christian schools or colleges and represent Christian education perspectives in the broader society. The program prepares highly specialized professionals for leadership in religious education. Multi-disciplinary fields of study intersect in the doctoral curriculum. The program is intended to nurture sound scholarship by encouraging students to develop and demonstrate erudition, reflection and research skills in their academic work, examinations, dissertations, and vocational experiences.

The Doctor of Theology degree equips students for Kingdom work in the Church and in the world by training students to formulate sound Christian theology through sound exegesis and intensive research.

The Doctor of Ministry Leadership is a professional doctorate degree that prepares experienced Christian ministers for leadership and service in the church and the world. Students begin with a core of Bible classes in which they develop a deeper understanding of the theological and biblical foundations of ministry. The degree major courses will leverage this knowledge and equip students to apply their learning to their own ministry context for significant Kingdom Impact. Attention is given to scholarly research and reflection on ministry as well as means to contribute to the renewal and transformation of the church and the world.