What are the requirements to access the Master's Degree programme?

Course Delivery

Kailo Training Institute offers this dynamic online course where we use mixed methods, including self-paced methods and interactive sessions to make your distance learning a vibrant experience.

Learners will be participating in supporting people and will be able to report on their activities and testimonies.

This postgraduate programme involves practical ministry and substantial research.


24+ months – part-time.



Two years has 10 modules with 10 topics each, plus the completion of a dissertation.

Before starting the year’s work you are required to complete a self-paced annual onboarding module to refresh your memory of general policies and procedures and to give you all the guidance to achieve success with your studies.

The main research question can be based on your counselling ministry about such as working with children, families, trauma, bereavement and so forth.

This is a Christian Pastoral Counselling qualification, with a strong ministry-oriented focus. The qualification serves to provide adult learners with the knowledge/theory and application techniques for ministerial studies in their chosen field of speciality. It emphasises selected general knowledge and Biblical principles together with more specific methods and applications.

Entry Requirements

The first step for applying for selection for the Master's Degree programme is to complete an Expression of Interest form. Send your form, CV and other documentation to arrange a preliminary interview.

A limited number of learners will be accepted for this postgraduate programme.

The Faculty Leadership reserve the right to select the most suitable candidates for this programme.

Course Recognition

This is a non-secular qualification. You will receive a Kailo Training Institute attendance certificate plus a Master's Degree from Therapon University.

Therapon University is accredited in the USA by The American Accrediting Association of Theological Institutions as well as Theological Accreditation International and is authorized to grant degrees by Religious Exemption in St. Thomas, USVI.

Payment Plan

Kailo Training Institute is structured in a monthly payment plan to mitigate any concerns about financial risk.

Various payment methods.

Your Benefits

We have helped people from various backgrounds to become Christian Pastoral Counsellors.

  • Learners come from a variety of backgrounds and communities.
  • You will acquire counselling skills to enhance your core profession.
  • This course can open doors for you if you are looking for a fresh perspective to be of service to your faith community and neighbourhood.
  • There are so many demands on your time that it may be difficult to fit studies in, but this programme is extremely applicable and practical for flexible learning.
  • You can make measurable progress through your studies at a part-time pace.
  • This is an ideal course for you if you want to develop the self-confidence to spread hope and encourage the people around you.
  • After successfully completing this Masters's Degree you can progress to Postgraduate study opportunities.


Points To Ponder

At Kailo Training Institute you will never just be a number.

We see you as a whole person, not just a student. We aim to uphold your integrity and wellbeing at every step. Our process is collaborative a purposeful. We also seek to understand your ministry and work with you to optimise your potential and optimise your wellness and professionalism.



Kailo Training Institute’s team engage in frequent professional counselling, supervision and training. This includes advice, crisis intervention, trauma handling, specialized governance and registered financial advice.

Each team member has more than 30-years of industry experience, as well as specialised academic qualifications. This means they actually walked many miles in students' shoes by completing their studies through distance learning, face-to-face classes and doing research.

All this while working in a vocation and building dynamic ministries and organisations.

Our experiences enable us to create an environment where students can flourish and enjoy their ministries.

Detail about the faculty leadership.

Social Interaction

Kailo Training Institute provides an exceptional experience and level of care for all learners. We handle every interaction with understanding, empathy and confidentiality.

You will be able to participate in various forms of social interaction which enhances sharing ideas, observations and testimonies.

Personal Growth

Your personal wellness and growth are essential considerations in each ministry focus module.

Postgraduate learners are coached in terms of an individual supervision agreement and study contract.

Learner Support

You will be able to encouragement in the form of daily electronic emails for Inter Trauma Nexus.

Weekly support from the Association for Christian Ministries.

Together we can make our communities healthier by empowering people to support and encourage others.

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