This Master of Arts Certificate in Biblical Counseling is an ideal program for those who desire Biblical Counseling training without having to enroll in a complete degree program. The courses are the same as those used for the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree program. Credits can be transfered into the degree program at any time in the future.
Master of Arts Certificate in Biblical Counseling
(see course descriptions below)
Orientation MOR (2 credits)
Advanced Biblical Directionism Counseling I BD-501 (3 credits)
Crisis Counseling CC-501 (3 credits)
Counseling Youth CU-501 (3 credits)
Counseling from James CJ-501 (3 credits)
TOTAL CREDITS - 14
Biblical counseling courses and degrees approved by:
The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors
The International Association of Biblical Counselors
The purpose of this course is to help ensure that the student will begin his or her study program at Master’s with the basic information needed to move successfully toward graduation. For this reason, this course is mandatory of all new students.
Advanced Biblical Directionism Counseling I BD-501
The purpose of this course is to increase the student’s appreciation for the Bible as an adequate handbook for the human mind, and to supply the student with a functioning system for using the Bible as a counseling model.
Crisis Counseling CC-501
The purpose of this course is to instruct the student in the recognition and management of crisis situations in the lives of people they seek to help.
Counseling Youth CU-501
This course will introduce and expose the student to the study of counseling troubled youth from a biblical perspective so that he/she acquires a basic understanding of the issues confronting youth and the challenge to the helping professional.
Counseling from James CJ-501
This course will introduce and expose students to the issues of counseling addressed in the Epistle of James from a biblical perspective so that they acquire a basic understanding of how the New Testament writer addresses the issues confronting the contemporary Christian.
SPECIAL NOTE: If you live in the St. Louis Metro area, we encourage you to consider the evening class program offered at Gateway Biblical Counseling and Training Center. Gateway is an educational partner with Master's. Click HERE for more information.
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