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DEGREE TITLE: MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

 

 

The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling degree is a two year program that provides in-depth course work for those who wish to be equipped with counseling competence needed to assist Christian individuals and families both in and out of the local church context. It is a non-licensure program, which is not designed to fulfill the California state requirements for licensure. The goals of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling program are to 1) prepare students for practical counseling ministry; and 2) prepare students for counseling related services in church and community

 

 

TITLE OF DEGREE:  MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

A total of 72 quarter units (68 q.u. plus Thesis) with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.30(B-) on a 4.0 scale is required for the M.A. in Christian Counseling degree.

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

Prerequisites for the M.A. in Christian Counseling program are to meet the School's admission qualifications which indicate their ability to pursue advanced study and research. It normally requires a bachelor's or master's degree from regionally accredited liberal arts institution or seminaries.

 

 

REQUIRED COURSES for M.A. in Christian Counseling (72 quarter units)

 

4 Courses in Area I [ Biblical/Theological Studies ] - 16 quarter units

1) OT 510 (4) - Introduction to Old Testament

2) NT 510 (4) - Introduction to New Testament

3) TH 540 (4) - Systematic Theology I

4) TH 541 (4) - Systematic Theology II

 

9 Courses in Area II [ Counseling ] - 36 quarter units

1) CC 511 (4) - Principles and Practice of Counseling

2) CC 513 (4) - Psychopathological Issue in Counseling

3) CC 564 (4) - Child and Adolescent Counseling

4) CC 674 (4) - Marriage and Family Counseling

5) CC 514 (4) - Cross Cultural Counseling

6) CC 677 (4) - Grief Counseling

7) CC 515 (4) - Integration of Theology & Psychology

8) CC 675 (4) - Ethical and Legal Issues in Christian Counseling

9) CC 678 (4) - Spiritual Formation for Counseling

 

Complete 4 quarter units of Master’s Thesis

Complete 16 quarter units of Elective Courses

 

 

LENGTH OF STUDY

 

All requirements for the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling degree must be completed within 2 years of the date of registration for the first course counted toward the degree after admission to CTS. This time limit may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

California Theological Seminary
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