Bethlehem Tertiary Institute

BTI is a highly regarded provider of professionally approved Teacher Education, Counselling & Social Work programmes. Our graduates are thoroughly prepared and qualified for early childhood, primary and secondary teaching roles throughout New Zealand’s diverse education sector, as well as counselling roles in a wide range of settings.

Our quality biblically-based diplomas, degrees, graduate diploma and post graduate qualifications are highly regarded by the industries that we serve.

Our reputation for graduating excellent professionals means that our students are sought after and often secure jobs prior to the end of their study at BTI.

Our motto is Great Hearts + Minds.

This sums up our dedication to both personal and professional growth; our belief that we can inspire and encourage people to grow holistically as well as academically. Stretching our students toward excellence in their chosen field is a high priority and developing the ‘whole person’ as an in integral part of that process is really important to us.


Bethlehem Tertiary Institute
Private Bag 12015




07 562 2902


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Elder Lane
Bethlehem – Tauranga


  • Diploma of Family Support
  • Graduate Diploma of Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Counselling
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) in Primary Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Diploma of Teaching Studies (Tonga) 
  • Specialist Graduate Certificates
  • Master of Professional Practice
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