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Dayspring Christian University continues to graduate quality students.  Since we have entered University status we have had new growth and have created a "Consortium" of schools working with DCU... And continue to receive good testimonials... and have for several years have increased our student numbers. . PLEASE DROP TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO SEE OUR LIST OF CONSORTIUM MEMBERS.



Administrators and Professors for the AACT and Dayspring Christian University.



Upper Level DCU Administration


Gary W. Barkman, Ph.D., D.C.C., President of the University

Denis Francois, Ph.D., Chancellor of the University

Malcolm Patterson, Ed.D, Executive Vice President of the University

Venerable Nathaniel Nartey, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of the University

 Joseph Yakaginski, Ed.D., Provost of the University

Frank Cartagena, Ph.D., National Director for Hispanic Education

Lisa R. Williams, Psy.D., Executive Dean of Higher Education



Administrative Advisory School Board & Regional Directors



Nancy Mason Spillman, Ph.D. Vice President, St. Francisville, Louisiana Campus

Carl Allen Burlingame, Ph.D. Vice Chancellor, St. Francisville, Louisiana Campus

Donald Carlisle Mason, Th.D., V.P. for International Representation (DCU)

Alan Kitay, Ph.D., Vice President, Houston Region 

Samuel Kwesi Bentil, STh.D., Vice President for United Kingdom Students

Godwin Booysen, Ph.D., Vice President for Southern Africa Representation

Frank Cartagena, Ph.D. Western Region Vice President

Kevin T. Coughlin, Ph.D. Northeastern Region Vice President

Jesus Manuel Huertas, Ph.D., Vice President for Department of Thanatology

David Lavigne, Ph.D. Vice President for Canadian Students

Venerable Nathaniel Nartey, Ph.D., Vice President for Ghanan Affairs

 Chaplain Anita Robinson, Vice President for Chaplain Education & Appointment

Forson Swanzy, Ph.D. Vice President for Public Relations

Shawn Patrick Williams, D.D., Vice President, Evangelistic Outreach



Teaching Center Professors:


Hyacinth Delores Blissett, Ph.D, Ft. Lauderdale Florida

Frank Cartagena, Ph.D. Seatle, Washington

Denis Francois, Ph.D. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Alan Kitay, Ph.D. Houston, Texas

Anyere Tah Godfred, Rep. of Cameroon, Africa

Jesus Hernandez, Ph.D., Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Sunny Iredia, Ph.D., Benin City, Nigeria, Africa

Stephen Njenga, Ph.D., Gaborone, Botswana, Africa

Magdelena J. Simon, School Director, Phoenix, Arizona

Tonya Sumner-Brown, Ph.D., Ellenwood, Georgia



Conference Instructors / Professors


Tonya Sumner Brown, Ph.D., Ellenwood, Georga

Alan Kitay, Ph.D., Houston, Texas

John Carter, Ph.D. Madison, Alabama

Donald Carlisle Mason, Th.D., Brookhaven, Mississippi

Lisa Williams, Ph.D., Jackson, Mississippi



Online Professors with location


Monica Adu-Quarm, B.Min., London, England

Godwin Booysen, Ph.D., Western Cape, South Africa 

Fr. George A. Gonzalez, Ph.D., Harlingen, Texas

Malcolm Patterson, Ed.D, Boston, Massachusetts

Rodney Paige, Ph.D., Neptune Beach, Florida

Debra P. Schmidt, Psy.D. BM, Austin, Texas

Joseph Yakaginski, Ed.D., Bronks, New York



Adjunct and Associate Professors


Dr. Gregory Braggs Sr., Tutwiler, Mississippi

Dr. Larry Dale Green, Rathdrum, Idaho

Dr. Haynesley Rollinson Griffith, St. Michael, Barbados

Elie Cruz, Ph.D. Orocovis, Puerto, Rico

Walter E. Warren Jr., Ph.D., Enterprise, Alabama






The AACT & Dayspring Ministry Group Consortium of Schools
The American Association of Christian Therapists has gathered schools of like mind.  Each school listed has received the coveted "Accredited Academic Institution" or the "Certified Academic Institution" Status.
Each school listed trains ministers and lay persons to do Christian and Pastoral Counseling.  Several of the schools also specialize in teaching how to be a "Life Coach."  The AACT and Dayspring Christian University also teach and certify ministers to do "Domestic Violence" counseling.
Being a part of the AACT CAI  and AAI lists adds to the credibility and accredition of each school.  Pick the one that meets your need.  If you have questions please call the AACT/DCU Resource center in Mississippi at 601-833-4559 or 601-320-4171.

>>>>>>Emmanuel Yao Nash from Accra, Ghana and the Diplomatic University of Accra Ghana have been suspended from the University consortium.  Any diploma printed by Mr. Nash is invalid and illegal.  Please report on any illegal activity from this person or school ... MR. NASH AND HIS SCHOOL ARE NOT A PART OF DAYSPRING CHRISTIAN UNIVERISTY<<<<<<

The American Association of Christian Therapists

Consortium of Schools

(Listed Aphabetically)

The Addicitions Acadamy, LLC

Miami Florida

Ambassador College & Seminary

Kumba, Rep. of Cameroon

  Calvary Commission Bible College

Western Cape, Republic of South Africa

Christian Counseling Training Center

Seattle, Washington

Crossroads Theological Seminary & Bible College

Tallahassee, Florida; Austin, Texas; Bakersfield, California

Dayspring Bible College

Paynesville Monrovia, Liberia

Dayspring Bible Institute

Benin City, Nigeria

Dayspring Christian University

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Lagos & Benin City, Nigeria, Washington State

Dwight McDanils Theological Seminary

St. Louis, MO 

Education Factory LLC

Jackson, Mississippi

Family Heartbeat Development Teaching Center

Welches, St. Michael, Barbados

Freedom Theological Seminary

Monrovia, Liberia

Houston Bible College

Humble, Texas

Institute for Christian Counseling & Therapy

Atlantic Beach, Florida  

Japan Bible Institute

Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

Mount Zion Christian College

Peoria/Phoenix, Arizona 

New Beginning Ministry, Inc.

Beach Lake, Pennslvania

New Song

Bothaville, Republic of South Africa 

New World Mission, Dunamis Intern. University

Republic of South Africa

One Faith Ministry Incorporated

Tutwiler, Mississippi

Praise Bible College

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Rhema Life Institute

San Jose, California

Rivers Kingdom College

Jackson, Mississippi 

 The Institute of Theology & Christian Therapy

Ft. Lauderdale Florida & Lagos, Nigeria

The Voice of Redemption Bible College

Gaborone Botswana 

Thomas Brown Bible College & Seminary

Jacksonville, Florida

Waterloo Bible College

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Western Cape Campus for Continual Education 

Western Cape Province, Republic of South Africa

Zoe Life Theological College

Lagos, Nigeria

Dayspring Bible College, Paynesville Monrovia
Dayspring Bible College, Paynesville Monrovia, Liberia

Agape Ministry Bible School
-Kitui, Kenya 2013 graduation. MEMBER OF THE AACT / DCU CONSORTIUM

2015 graduation of DCU in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Hello Dr. Barkman


I received my course and am looking forward to begin. I also  received my AACT license and I must say that I am very happy with what I received. I am so looking forward to paying off my Degree and receiving it. I must say that your association and school was a God sent to me.


Be   Blessed,

Dr.  Ray

Dallas, Georgia



Dear Dr. Barkman,


it's again a privilege and a blessing to be enrolled in ITCT course of studies, and having you as professor.  Thank you for your precious support and tutorship.


In the Lord Jesus

Maurizio Secondi




Greeting Dr Gary Barkman,


Sir, I have presented my Doctor’s degree at Universities for lecturer, and tutor positions in China, United Arab Emirates, Australia, and New Zealand.The degree is accepted by all the Government Education departments, and they appreciate the quality education I received from ITCT. All my students passed their exams with high grades including the difficult Cambridge exams in Accounting, English, and IELTS.I thank you for your professional help and I appreciated the difficulty of the doctoral program at ITCT 


Because of Christ,

Dr David Morton

New Zeland


Dayspring Christian University awarded Evangelist Nicky Cruz an honorary Doctoral degree.  The ceremony took place at a graduation in Puerto Rico, July 2011. Dr. Gary Barkman, President of DCU (left) gave the award.  Dr. Nicky Cruz (right) originally a convert under Teen Challenge is here making his acceptance remarks.
Nicky Cruz is a Christian Evangelist, the founder of Nicky Cruz Outreach, an evangelistic Christian ministry. He was also once the director of Teen Challenge, serving under David Wilkerson before founding another ministry home himself in California. Prior to his conversion he was the leader of a New York City gang, The Mau-Maus. (Wikipedia).