MA Degree – Concentration in Christian Counseling
The major in the Master of Arts degree is the focused area of study designed to prepare a student for a specific career path or professional goal. Courses in the major define the subject areas of expertise being developed by the student.
Purpose of the Major
To prepare learners to offer a professional Christian counseling ministry, equipping learners in both Scriptural truth and counseling science in order to assist troubled individuals, families, and groups.
- Learners will develop skills needed in a professional Christian counseling ministry in a church or other ministry setting.
- Learners will be equipped to utilize both Scriptural truth and counseling science in counseling.
- Learners will develop the formation of the Christian practitioner in assisting the troubled individuals, families, and groups.
Program Structure – 33 Credits Minimum
- RW 001 Trinity Tutorial – 0 credits
- Theology Core – 6 credits
- Pastoral Ministry Core – 3 credits
- Bible Core – 6 credits
- Concentration Core – 18 credits
- RW 991 Mission Outcomes Assessment – 0 credits
A minimum of 33 credits must be earned at Trinity.
Theology Core – 6 Credits
- TH 511 Theology I
- TH 512 Theology II
Pastoral Ministry Core – 3 Credits
- PM 659 Strategies for Personal Evangelism
Bible Core – 6 Credits
- NT 515 Introduction to the New Testament
- OT 514 Introduction to the Old Testament
Concentration Core – 18 Credits
- CC 501 Counseling Theories and the Christian Counselor
- CC 502 Counseling Techniques and the Helping Relationship for the Christian Counselor
- CC 503 Assessment Skills and Treatment Planning for the Christian Counselor
- CC 504 Marriage Counseling in Christian Counseling
- CC 505 Ethics for the Christian Counselor
- CC 506 Master's Christian Counseling Practicum *
* Learners are encouraged to pursure remaining courses while in the counseling practicum course.
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