Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
Degree Plan Details
The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling* is designed for persons interested in integrating faith and counseling to facilitate the helping relationship from a spiritual context. Ministers, church leaders, and church members seeking to minister to individuals, couples, and families in the local church and community will utilize this degree that provides coursework in counseling from a Christian perspective. The degree program is offered both in the classroom lecture and distance learning modes.
A graduate with a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling will be able to:
- Develop a personal model of Christian counseling based on the integration of Christian principles with accepted counseling practices.
- Integrate contemporary theory and research about human development in the practice of Christian counseling.
- Demonstrate an understanding of ethical and legal issues pertaining to the practice of counseling.
The minimum requirements for a Master of Arts in Christian Counseling are:
- 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
- 36 semester hours for a degree.
- A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.
|I. Required Graduate Studies:||3 Hours|
|RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods||3 hours|
|II. Major Requirements||33 Hours|
|A. Core Courses||15 hours|
|CSL6720 Christian Counseling||3 hours|
|CSL6730 Family Life Ministry||3 hours|
|CSL6740 Counseling Ethics||3 hours|
|CSL6801 Life Span Development||3 hours|
|CSL6860 Practical Experience in Christian Counseling||3 hours|
|HBD6767 Family Studies||3 hours|
|B. Counseling Electives||9 hours|
|Four courses selected from any CSL course except the following: CSL6829, CSL6839, CSL6840, CSL6845, CSL6850, CSL6855|
|C. Human Behavior & Development Electives: