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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 or other CAI.

·     Current 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 the 12 advanced elective courses, 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 for returning students:

 

                                                                                   Degree Program Total for Returning Students: $5,343

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