Master of Science (M.S.) in Christian Clinical Counseling

Master of Science (M.S.) in Christian Clinical Counseling

This program is not accepting new students effective January 2011.

The objectives of the Master of Science in Chrisitan Clinical Counseling program is to produce students able to:

    • Through the gifts of Christ, minister to persons in need by the power of the Holy Spirit.
    • Cultivate competency in human services that can only result from cooperation with the Holy Spirit in obedience to God.
    • Develop expertise in the various functions of the counseling, marriage and family or social services within the Christian community.
    • Clarify the student’s sense of identity and mission.
    • Verify the skills and competency by actual practice of counseling.
    • Determine one’s readiness for working in Christian human services.

An applicant should have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Clinical Counseling, or a related field, and should have a minimum of five years full-time, paid occupational/life learning experience related to the Psychology major.

Breakdown of core curriculum…
Class Class Description Credits
PSY 501 Developmental Psychology 3 Credits
PSY 503 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
PSY 505 Psychopathology 3 Credits
PSY 507 Cross Cultural Morals & Values 3 Credits
PSY 509 Theories of Marriage, Family, & Child Counseling 3 Credits
PSY 511 Professional Ethics & the Law 3 Credits
PSY 512 General Psychology 3 Credits
PSY 513 Inter-Personal Communications 3 Credits
PSY 515 Applied Psychotherapeutic Techniques of Marriage, Family & Child Counseling 3 Credits
PSY 517 Alcohol & Chemical Substance Abuse 3 Credits
PSY 519 Psychology of Adult Development & Aging 3 Credits
PSY 523 Career Planning 3 Credits
PSY 525 Counseling Systems & Techniques 3 Credits
PSY 527 Assessment Techniques 3 Credits
BAM 515 Organizational Behavior 3 Credits
CED 612 Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum 3 Credits
    Bible Electives 6 Credits
    Thesis 6 Credits
    Total: 60 Credits