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Courses – Masters in Christian Counselling

Students wanting to enter the 36-credit Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling program must have completed a Bachelor Degree or an equivalent of 138 credit hours. The Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling prepares students for advanced professional competence in a Christian community.


Upon the successful completion of the Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling, the students should be able to:

  • demonstrate competence in communicating the Word effectively in a variety of settings

  • exercise skill in managing conflict

  • identify best practices for individual and corporate spiritual growth and formation

  • develop leadership skills that serve the ministry needs of the local church in the twenty-first century

  • communicate God’s truth clearly, accurately, and convincingly

  • develop advanced skills in Biblical Studies and Christian counseling in preparation for significant senior leadership in the ministry

  • provide the educational foundation for further study in Christian Counseling.

  • help people realize personhood wholeness in every area of human life – spirit, mind, and body

  • formulate an integrative counseling approach, incorporating proven counseling techniques with a sound Biblical and theological understanding of the ministry of counseling

  • acquire a Biblical worldview by studying God’s revelation in counseling

  • acquire an understanding of the various types of counseling toward the goal of Biblical integration within the framework of Christian principles and practice

  • provide Biblical guidance, sustenance, healing, and reconciliation to individuals, couples and families in either church or para-church settings

  • provide specialized training to augment persons already in ministry or to equip lay leaders

  • articulate the church’s Biblical mandate to care for persons

  • nurture healthy individuals and relationships

  • use research methods and resources in the discipline

  • formulate appropriate research questions

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