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25th Year

Celebrating 25 years of training laborers for His harvest.

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Academic Structure

Through the West Coast Baptist College undergraduate program, students earn a Bachelor of Religious Education degree. The academic structure allows you to choose both an area of concentration, and an area of emphasis to help you prepare for your future.

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Online Learning

Stay in Ministry…Study Online

until Winter Term begins

Our Team

The Administration of West Coast Baptist College is committed to a hands-on approach to the everyday life of the students. Every member of the Administration is involved in teaching on a daily basis in the classroom and mentoring outside the classroom through the activities of student life.

Dr. Paul Chappell

Founder and President

Pastor Paul Chappell was called to Lancaster Baptist Church in 1986 by twelve members...

Dr. John Goetsch

Executive Vice President

Dr. John Goetsch was born and raised on a dairy farm near Watertown, Wisconsin and was...

Dr. Mark Rasmussen

Vice President

Dr. Mark Rasmussen has been teaching on the college level for the past thirty years....

Dr. Jim Schettler

Vice President/Dean of Students

Dr. Jim Schettler is the Vice President of Student Affairs at West Coast Baptist...

Visiting Us

We would be happy to give you a guided tour
of the campus and facilities and introduce you
to some of our key staff and faculty.

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