South Hamilton, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Religious Studies

Program Overview

Program Description:
Master of Arts in Counseling Goals 1. To understand the basic content and themes of the Old and New Testaments in their historical and cultural settings, as well as the historical and theological dimensions of the Christian faith 2. To demonstrate academic excellence in the ability to communicate effectively materials from the study of psychology and the biblical, historical and theological disciplines 3. To integrate psychological theory with biblical truth so that the knowledge and skills learned in studies and practice will be realized in professional application 4. To evidence a commitment to the authority of Scripture in personal and community relationships, as well as a personal commitment to spiritual formation 5. To foster love for God and his Word and therefore to cultivate the practices of spiritual maturity and Christ-like character, and to understand the Christian’s ethical responsibility in church and society 6. To gain experience in an understanding of cultural backgrounds toward effective expression of biblical truth, with the goal of ministering to Christians and to those who are not Christian believers 7. To demonstrate an awareness of national, racial, ethnic and cultural factors that impinge upon the teaching and modeling of biblical truth, and to develop the capacity for a critical evaluation of important cultural changes within the discipline of counseling.

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