Established in 2004, Central Africa Baptist College and Seminary seeks to train men and woman in Africa for Gospel centered ministry across the continent. CABU focuses not only on academic excellence, but also on godly character. We offer diploma, degree, and Masters programs that prepare men and women to faithfully serve Christ as disciple-makers, pastors, chaplains, and teachers in Africa. Located in the Riverside area of Kitwe, Zambia, the college sits adjacent to the Copperbelt University.
Why We Exist:
Central Africa Baptist College and Seminary exists for one purpose: training the next generation of servant leaders in Africa for Great Commission living. We passionately seek to glorify God by working to advance the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ across the African continent. We accomplish our goal by equipping godly pastors, evangelists, missionaries and teachers for distinctive service to Christ in strategic fields of African ministry.
What We Offer:
Certificate in Missions
This is a one-year certificate. To receive the Certificate in Missions, you must complete the designated 18 credits of Missions courses.
Certificate in Counseling
This is a one-year certificate. To receive the Certificate in Counseling, you must complete the designated 18 credits of Counseling courses.
Certificate in Religious Education
This is a one-year certificate. To receive the Certificate in Religious Education, you must complete the designated 18 credits of Religious Education courses.
Certificate in Chaplaincy Ministry
This is a two-year certificate. To complete the Certificate in Chaplaincy Ministry, you must complete a cycle of 9 week-long block classes.
Certificate in Sign Language and Deaf Studies
This is a two-year certificate. To receive the Certificate in Sign Language and Deaf Studies, you must complete 7 courses. These courses are offered in the evening hours to accommodate those who work.
Diploma in Primary Education
The Diploma in Primary Education is a full time, 3-year program organized by the Ministry of Education in Zambia. CABU encourages students pursing a Diploma in Primary Education to add an extra year of studies in order to receive specific Bible training. Students can choose from 5 certificates: Missions, Counseling, Religious Education, Chaplaincy Ministry, or Sign Language and Deaf Studies. Students are able to extend their studies by one year and complete any two of these certificates.
Diploma in Bible
To complete a Diploma in Bible, you must complete at least 96 credits.
Bachelor of Arts in Bible
To complete a Bachelor of Arts in Bible, you must complete at least 120 credits.
At the end of the first year, all Bible program students (diploma & degree) are required to choose an emphasis. A student can take elective classes from other emphases but the one chosen will stated on his or her degree/diploma.
- Expository Preaching Emphasis (Men only)
- Chaplaincy Emphasis
- Missions Emphasis
- Counseling Emphasis
- Sign Language and Deaf Studies Emphasis
Masters Degree in Bible (1.5yrs)
This accredited Masters Degree is offered in partnership with Piedmont University, USA. Classes are delivered in twelve week segments on CABU’s campus, and the program is designed to accommodate those in full-time ministry or employed.
If you feel that CABU may be right for you, contact the Admissions Department by email [email protected] or by phone, text or WhatsApp +260 97 1507807.