1 P u r s u e More than an Education. Pursue God.
2 Pursuing God since 1900 Davis College is a Bible-centered higher education institution committed to making an impact upon the world for Jesus Christ by the fostering of Christian character and the equipping of students with the knowledge, competencies, and skills needed in an ever-changing world for service and leadership within the church, Christian organizations and society. Accreditations: Association for Biblical Higher Education Middle States Commission of Higher Education Regents of the University of the State of New York Only NY fully accredited Bible college Our President: Dr. Dino Pedrone A native of Binghamton, New York, Dr. Pedrone is the ninth president of Davis College. Before his role of leadership Dr. Pedrone pastored two churches over a forty year period, including The Open Door Church of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. While ministering in Florida he was the president of the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, an association of nearly 60,000 educators and Christian leaders. Dr. Pedrone is an author and has had national radio and television ministries. He is passionate about the priority of training men and women to serve Jesus Christ though accredited Biblical higher education. Visit, Connect, Apply Today! 16:1 ratio Student/Faculty 55% MALE female45%retention RATE 90% spring to fall 2013
3 YOUR degree, pursue your path Bachelor Programs Pastoral Studies Music/Worship Leader International Ministries Youth Ministries Christian Counseling Organizational Leadership Teaching English as a Second Language Christian Ministries: 4+1 Elementary Education Biblical Languages Greek & Hebrew Associates DEGREES Bible/Theology Christian Ministry certificate programs One-Year Bible One-Year Teaching English as a Second Language 3 Ways to Attend Davis College On-Campus, Online, Offsite Campuses
4 Pastoral Studies I have known for years that the Lord is calling me to be a pastor. I feel like Davis College is training and preparing me for what God has in store. - Liam Grzasko (2016) Music & Worship Leader God has given me the gift of music. I am passionate about strengthening that ability at Davis College and using it for His glory. - Osiel Arellano Jr. (2015) P u r s u e Develop Your Call Pastoral Studies prepares graduates for the various duties of pastoral oversight in the local church. Evangelism, missions, administration, worship, preaching and counseling skills are taught throughout the curriculum. Since 1900, practical application of biblical teaching has been the heart of our pastoral program. Graduates are prepared to teach God s Word in a way that is doctrinally sound and applicable to life situations. Spread His Message Through Music The Music and Worship Leader program will prepare you for a career in ministry such as Worship Leader, Creative Arts Administrator, Worship Pastor, Music Director or Drama Coach. College chapels and community outreach events give students opportunities to use their creative abilities at Davis College while learning the fundamentals of the music and worship leader profession.
5 International Ministries I have a burden for those without access to the Bible and a gift for languages. - Christina Brock (2014) I was unsure of what I ultimately want to do, but I knew I was supposed to be here. - Amber Wright (2016) P u r s u e Christian Ministries Inspire A Biblical Worldview International Ministries prepares you to serve globally in Christian missions agencies with cultural relevance and a biblical worldview. The program provides graduates with ministry and professional training for careers in areas such as missions, international relations, relief agency assistance, language translation, church planting, discipleship and human services. Desire to Serve Christian Ministries is ideal if you plan to pursue graduate study or if you are transferring a significant number of credit hours from other colleges. The curriculum allows learners to combine courses from several different concentrations to create their own flexible degree program. 4+1 Elementary Education: Allows for the flexibility of the Christian Ministries Concentration with a specialized core of education courses preparing you for the pursuit of an accelerated Master s Degree at Cairn University.
6 Youth Ministries I have a desire to serve and work with teens, both leading them to Christ and helping them grow in their relationship with Him. - Nate Fox (2015) I want to learn how to effectively understand an individual s problem. I want to learn how to give them hope. - Hannah Kelly (2014) P u r s u e Christian Counseling Aspire To Help Others Stimulate Truth to the Next Generation Youth Ministries is designed to prepare you with insight into adolescent dynamics. Students will receive collegiate coursework, individual mentoring designed to foster personal formation, and professional field experiences intended to establish ministry competency. Counseling will equip you with the knowledge, skills and passion to best understand and help people in need. A strong Christian framework encompasses every aspect of the program in order for students to acquire a basic knowledge of psychology and counseling from a biblical perspective. Biblical education, research, critical thinking, supervised internships and mentoring help prepare students for graduate study and full-time employment.
7 P u r s u e Organizational teaching God showed me early on Leadership in life that He wants me When I get a job in the business world after to help others learn and college, I want to make sure I have a solid Christian better their lives. foundation to lean on. - Mary Hess (2014) - elijah buie (2016) Influence Others The Organizational Leadership program at Davis College is designed to train students for leadership and managerial roles within a variety of settings, whether in the church or society at large, with a focus on Christian ministry. An integrated sequence of courses builds upon a solid foundation of biblical and theological instruction to equip students for responsible, transformational leadership in support of organizational mission. Graduates are uniquely prepared to lead with integrity, skill, sensitivity, and in conformity with institutional and personal values. Engage Cultures for Christ english as a second language Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) is the ideal concentration if you have a heart for missions but aren t sure where to begin. Doors are open all over the world for ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers; even countries that are closed otherwise to the gospel welcome ESL teachers with open arms. Graduates from TESL who meet certain requirements have options to pursue a master s degree in teaching at universities throughout the United States.
8 P u r s u e Associates Degree Online learning Bible & Theology: Intended for students who want a Bible college degree as a foundation for upper division study in any other field or for students who want an associate s degree to complement their lay leadership in the local church. Christian Ministry: Provides a solid foundation in Biblical and Theological studies. Students will have the opportunity to select courses from the various professional programs, enhancing their knowledge and skills for more effective ministry in the local church. When I first visited campus, I connected with a lot of people and felt that this is exactly where God wants me. - Jakera Faison (2014) Davis Online Learning (DOL) provides a distance online learning environment where you study on your own schedule! DOL courses are taught by Davis College professors providing quality, cutting edge courses from on-campus to online. Communicate with professors and other students using Blackboard s online platform for an interactive e-learning environment. Financial Aid is available for online students. These classes are ideal for: High School Students Traditional Students Home School Students Transfer Students Adult Learners Certificate Programs Build a Foundation The associates degree is a 60 credit hour, two-year program, with a 27 credit hour Bible and Theology major. The program articulates well with the BRE degree programs for students who wish to continue their education at Davis. One-Year Bible Certificate: Designed to provide a solid foundation of Bible knowledge making it perfect for someone considering a career in ministry. Once completed, the certificate transitions nicely into one of our Associates or Bachelor programs. One-Year Teaching English As A Second Language Certificate: Offers professional preparation, training and hands-on experience, which combined equip graduates to teach English as a second language in any context from pre-k to adults, both inside and outside the U.S.
9 Athletics Competition takes commitment, passion, and perseverance and our graduates use these lessons learned for years to come. Our student athletes develop a work ethic and leadership qualities that help them succeed after college. more than champions Men s Basketball Women s Basketball Men s Soccer Women s Volleyball Co-ed intramural volleyball and indoor soccer programs are a campus life favorite among students. Think you ve got what it takes to be a Falcon? Our men s basketball team has won two Bible College National Championships (2011 & 2013) and three straight SCAC Championships. We plan to win, practice to win, and play to win. Though success is an expectation, our athletes know they compete for more than just winning games. Athletic ability is a spiritual gift to be used to glorify God. Competing primarily against secular colleges, the testimony of our teams is ultimately more important than the scoreboard at the end of the game.
10 P u r s u e Spiritual a rewarding Life The development of your spiritual life is a priority at Davis College. We kick off each year with a Revival Week in chapel by bringing in a dynamic group of speakers to preach from God s Word. Throughout the school year, chapel highlights what Davis College is all about. On Mondays, there is a blend of prayer and worship led by students from the Music & Worship Leader program. Dr. Pedrone, our President, speaks in chapel every Tuesday and guests are brought in on Thursdays to challenge and encourage our students. Below are some of our Spiritual Life Activities: Creative Arts Side Groups Day of Caring Prayer Day Revival Week President s Chapel International Ministries Festival Pastors and Leaders Conference Our college has alumni all over the world making a difference in society as servant leaders. Here is what some of them are doing in their community. Jeffery Joseph 12, - Family Life Specialist The Children s Home in Binghamton, NY Paul Seymour 02, - Pastor of Music & Singles Saylorville Church in Des Moines, IA Emily Wilcox 04, - Client Services Director Life Choices Center in Binghamton, NY Thomas Anderson Jr. 09, - Pastor Mosaic Baptist Church in Trenton, NJ Noelle Toscano 02, - Author of Prized! Your Journey as His Daughter CrossLink Publishers in Wilmington, DE Rebecca Rathmell 08, - Program Manager Rescue Mission in Binghamton, NY Ben Campbell 13, - Pastor of Ministry First Baptist Church of Wyoming, NY career Casey Shaffer 11, Bible and Advanced P.E. Teacher Grace Christian School in Sanford, NC Amy Alexander 03, - Director of Youth Development The Boys and Girls Club in Endicott, NY Greg Walker 02, - Athletic Director Excel Christian Academy in Lakeland, FL Ben Tinsch 12, - Worship Leader North Syracuse Baptist in Syracuse, NY Sarah Wilson 08, - English Teacher Zhengzhou University in Henan, China
11 Financial Aid Scholarships Available Through Davis: Early Deposit Award Heart for Ministry Leadership Merit scholarship Honors Scholarship Excellence in Academics Word of Life Cre8tive Award Word of Life Steadfast Award Word of Life Scholarship AWANA scholarship New Tribes Scholarship Alumni Scholarship Full Time Christian Service Award Non-Resident Comparative scholarship Sibling Scholarship Church Matching scholarship International Scholarship Practical Plan - Pay for three years and get the fourth free! Get started now Complete your FAFSA at Complete your TAP application by visiting if you are a NYS resident Apply for scholarships 90% of davis students received scholarships 98% of davis students received financial aid OUR financial aid programs: Title IV aid (Pell grants, Direct student/direct parent Plus loans) TAP (NYS grants and scholarships) VESID (NYS program for students with disabilities) Veterans Affairs benefits Institutional scholarships and more! With our smaller size, we give you individual attention when it comes to discussing your finances and award package that other schools can t. Get an estimate on how much Davis will cost you by using our Net Price Calculator on our website. Tuition Breakdown for Tuition (12-17 credits) & Fees...$12,790 Room & Board...$6,200 Books & Supplies...$600 Total for the year...$19,590 More information: (607) ext. 331
12 Your next steps Preview Days Want to experience college life for a weekend? Come to Preview Days! Join several other perspective students in this entertaining overnight experience. (Individuals and Youth Groups welcome!) get ahead in high school LAUNCH! is a dual-enrollment credit program for high school juniors and seniors. Serious students can complete their entire first year of college while still meeting high school graduation requirements. You receive a reduced rate of $325 per on campus course and $550 per online course. Schedule a Visit. As you tour campus you will meet a faculty and staff that genuinely care for your success. Join us for chapel, sit in on a class, meet other students, and enjoy a meal on us! Visit, Connect, Apply Today! Davis College equips Christians for professional ministry and marketplace careers with academic excellence built on a biblical worldview. Our accredited programs and online courses can take you anywhere! Contact an admissions counselor to find out how you can have your application fee waived. (607) ext. 341.
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