Ph.D in Clinical Christian Counseling is completed

in three phases:

Program Requirements for New Students:       

  • Master of Arts or Master of Science in a mental health related field, or Master of Theology degree

  • Commissioning, Licensure or Ordination as a Christian minister (can be obtained during the degree program)

  • Professing Christian and member of a local church body

PHASE I:

COURSEWORK
Students must complete the following courses: One course may be exchanged for an advanced certified course if similiar course work  has already  been completed 

   

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Students must complete the following:

  • Complete a practicum, consisting of administering the APS report to 10 individuals.

  • Complete three hours of clinical supervision.

  • Submit responses to the NCCA’s National Licensing Board of Examiners questions.

  • Submit a headshot or photo.

  • Submit a resume detailing ministry & vocational experience.

  • Apply for Membership to the National Christian Counselors Association.

  • Apply for Membership to the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling.

 

Following the student’s completion of Phase I, he or she will earn:

  • Certified Temperament Counselor from the National Christian Counselors Association

  • Membership in the National Christian Counselors Association Clinical Member (non-clergy) or Professional Clinical Member clergy

  • Membership in the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling

 

PHASE II:

COURSES
Students must complete the following courses:

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Students must complete the following:

 

  • Complete a practicum, consisting of administering the APS to 15 more individuals.

  • Complete three additional hours of clinical supervision.

  • Complete an application for NCCA licensure as a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor.

  • Complete a background check for licensure.

  • Provide (or complete and earn) ministerial credentials.

 

Following the student’s completion of Phase II, he or she will earn:

  • Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor from the National Christian Counselors Association

 

PHASE III:

COURSES
Students must complete eight Advanced Certification (elective) courses. Depending on the courses chosen, students are eligible to receive advanced certification in one of the following areas:

       ADVANCED CERTIFICATION FIELDS

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Students must complete the following:

  • Complete a 140 page minimum dissertation. The dissertation consists of 35 individual case studies, 25 APS generated during phase I and II and an additional 10. A format is provided in the course "Temperament Case Studies." Each case study must contain a minimum of 4 to 

  • Complete the matriculation process to award the student’s degree.

 

Following the student’s completion of Phase III, he or she will earn:

  • Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor – Advanced Certified

  • Appropriate Board Certification counseling certificates for selected specialty areas

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling

Total Program Cost:

The following costs constitute the entire program for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling:

   

     Degree Program Total for Student: $7,574

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