Chief Institutional Effectiveness Administrator

Dr. Wilson leads the Department of Institutional Effectiveness at Guidance College.  With almost fifty years of experience in higher education Guidance College is honored to have Dr. Wilson overseeing the accreditation process. Dr Wilson’s has served various institutions as faculty member, dean and vice president. In addition, Dr. Wilson has also worked with accrediting bodies as an evaluator.

Dr. Joel Wilson


  • Ph.D. (Studies) in Higher Education/Christian Higher Education University of North Texas
  • Organizational Leadership & Spiritual Formation in Higher Education, Western Seminary
  • M.A. Theology and Church History, Criswell College
  • B. A. Biblical Studies and Pastoral Ministry, Criswell College
  • Diploma Total Data Management and Processing (AS Equivalent), MBTI, Houston TX


  • ABHE Accreditation Liaison, Administrator Institutional Effectiveness; Southern Bible Institute & College, Dallas, TX
  • Associate Professor Biblical & Theological Studies; Southern Bible Institute & College, Dallas, TX
  • Executive to the Executive Vice President and Provost, Director of Institutional Effectiveness/Research, SACS Accreditation Liaison- Criswell College, Dallas, TX
  • Campus Pastor/Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students- Northwest Baptist Theological College & Seminary, Langley, British Columbia
  • Dean of Students, Director of Institutional Assessment, Director of Field Education- Southwestern College, Phoenix, AZ
  • Special Assistant to the College Student Dean and Undergraduate Academic Dean- Criswell College, Dallas, TX
  • Children’s Ministry Pastor and Outreach/Crusade Coordinator- Phil Arms Evangelism (Pasadena TX)
  • Resident Director for Dean of Men in Student Development- Northshore Baptist Church (Houston)