Master of Arts in Christian Counseling Degree for returning students is completed as follows:

 

Program Requirements

·     Previously earned Bachelor of Arts through Cross and Crown Counseling Certified Academic Institute.

·     Commissioning, Licensure or Ordination as a Christian minister

·     Professing Christian and member of a local church body

 

PHASE I:

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

 

Advanced Certification Fields

·     Integrated Marriage & Family Therapy

·     Child & Adolescent Therapy

·     Substance Abuse & Addiction Therapy

·     Temperament Therapy

·     Sexual Therapy

·     Death & Grief Therapy

·     Cognitive Therapy & Ethics

·     Crisis & Abuse Therapy

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Students must complete the following:

·     Complete three additional hours of clinical supervision.

·     Complete a Thesis, 100 pages minimum taken from the 25 APS case studies completed in phase I and II of the BA program. Each case study must contain a minimum of four to five pages.

·     Complete the matriculation process to award the student’s degree

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

·     Master of Arts in Christian Counseling

·     Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor from the National Christian Counselors Association

·     Advanced Certification (if applicable)

 

Total Program Cost:

 

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

 

·     Elective Course #1 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #2 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #3 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #4 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #5 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #6 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #7 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #8 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #9 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #10 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #11 (advanced certified option) $249

·     Elective Course #12 (advanced certified option) $249

 

·         Clinical Supervision consisting of three hours of supervision @ $65 per hour: $195

·         NCCA Licensing Upgrade fee: $100

·         Matriculation Fee: $1,550

                                             MA Degree Program Total for Returning Students: $4,833