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The Master of Christian Counseling program is designed to prepare students to serve as educational ministers or Christian counselors in a church-based ministry.


Upon completing this concentration, students will be able to:

1. Articulate the church’s theological heritage as an important resource in their personal spiritual development and ministry.
2. Communicate biblical and theological truths through counseling and other appropriate means.
3. Describe the various styles of biblical counseling and their distinctive.
4. Demonstrate how to equip and empower the local church ministry of biblical counseling.
5. Apply empathic interpersonal skills in the context of the counseling environment to help people resolve spiritual, relational, and behavioral issues and problems.
Core Courses 15 Credit Hours (Select 5 Courses)
CC 502 Survey of Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 501 Survey of Christian Education [Description] 3
CH 501 History of the Christian Church [Description] 3
CH 623 History of Christian Doctrines [Description] 3
CL 602 Survey of Christian Leadership [Description] 3
CM 534 Church Music in Contemporary Culture [Description] 3
ET 601 Biblical Ethics [Description] 3
EV 520 Personal Evan. and Dis. Training [Description] 3
MI 621 Christian Mission and World Religion [Description] 3
NT 501 Survey of New Testament * [Description] 3
NT 705 Theology of Paul [Description] 3
OT 501 Survey of Old Testament * [Description] 3
OT 503 Pentateuch [Description] 3
PR 611 Survey of Biblical Preaching [Description] 3
TH 521 Systematic Theology I [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 18 Credit Hours (Select 6 courses)
CC 502 Survey of Christian Counseling* [Description] 3
CC 503 Psycho Pathology [Description] 3
CC 505 Counseling Theory and Practice [Description] 3
CC 514 Advanced Counseling : Theories and Practices [Description] 3
CC 523 Marriages and Family Counseling I [Description] 3
CC 615 Crisis Counseling [Description] 3
  * required
Internship Courses 3 Credit Hours
PT 625 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
PT 626 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
Free Electives 9 Credit Hours
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 690 Capstone [Description] 3
Total 48
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