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Master of Arts in Counseling

General Description and Program Objective 

 

The Master of Arts in Counseling degree is a two year program, designed both for the person

who wishes to work in the specialized field of missions study and wishes to participate in ministry as a lay leader.

The degree program lasts two academic years and contains 40 semester units.

As many as six semester units of graduate work may be transferred in from another institution.

Each course is worth between one and four semester units

and the program consists of approximately 10 three unit courses.



The objectives of the Master of Arts in Counseling program are to provide students:

 
(1) concentrated study in a special field or discipline with the background of a general understanding of theology,

     biblical studies, and missions and 
(2) opportunities to attain advanced capabilities in Old and New Testament Theology,

     Systematic Theology, Practical and Christian Counseling.

 

Admission Requirements

 

The criteria for entrance to the Master of Arts in Counseling degree are:

 

1. Completion of Application Form for Admission.

2. Three letters of recommendation from faculty, counselors, school 

administrators, employers, or church leaders.

3. Possession of or candidacy for an accredited Bachelor’s degree or its 

equivalent.

4. A statement of the applicant’s Christian faith.

5. One recent photograph.

6. Official transcripts from all schools attended including high school.

7. Evaluation of personal interview with a team of faculty members.

8. A sense of calling from God for Christian ministry.

9. Regeneration experience and baptism with water.

11. Payment of $100.00 application fee.

 

 Method of Instruction 

Classes incorporate lectures, instructional work in class, demonstrations, one-on-one tutorials, library research,

and comprehensive examinations on the Bible. Except for internships and field trips, all instruction is conducted in a classroom setting.

 

 Graduation Requirements 

To graduate from the Master’s degree program of study, each student is required to have completed

a minimum of 40 semester units beyond the Bachelor’s degree plus pass two comprehensive exams. 
The units can be a combination of transfer credit, and course work with a Grade Point Average of 2.5 and above.

At least 30 units must be completed at America Evangelical University.

Students must pass a written Graduation Comprehensive Exam, correctly answering a minimum of seven out of ten questions (70%) selected

out of thirty study questions which are prepared in advance in the fields of Biblical Theology, Systematic Theology, Historical Theology,

Theology of Mission, and Practical Theology. 
The graduation comprehensive examination can be substituted by a thesis or dissertation.

Exam Procedure: Upon completion of the residency requirement, the student will secure the request form to take the examination

and the request shall be submitted 10 days prior to the date of the examination.

The examination will be compiled by the departments involved and shall be taken at the regularly scheduled testing period.

The student will be allowed to retake the examination only two times, at the next scheduled testing periods.

Students must also pass the Bible Comprehensive Exam, which tests the student on his/her knowledge of the Bible by written examination.

To pass, the student must correctly answer a minimum of 100 out of 150 questions (75 from the Old Testament and 75 from the New Testament).

Exam Procedure To satisfy the graduation requirements, The student will secure the request form to take the examination

and the request shall be submitted 10 days prior to the date of the examination.

The examination shall be taken at any regularly scheduled testing period.

The student will be allowed to retake the examination as many times as the student wishes.

 

Course Titles and Level 

All courses are at the Master degree level. Courses are numbered 500 - 699.

Course descriptions are provided separately.

Counseling Concentration and Practicum 30 Credits:

 

____ CC 501 Christian Counseling


____ CC 502 Counseling and Practice


____ CC 503 Marriage & Family Counseling


____CC 504 Child & Adolescent Counseling


____CC 505 Crisis Counseling


____CC 506 Christian Counseling & Addiction


____ CC 507 Legal, Ethical & Moral Issues in Christian Counseling Practice


____CC 508 Christian Counseling & Personality Disorders


____CC 509 Counseling & Healing Ministry


____CC 510 Advanced Psychology


____CC 511 Inner Healing


____CC 512 Biblical Counseling

 
____CC 513 Advanced Sychology 

 

Dissertation 4 credit

 

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Elective Courses – 6 Credits
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All requirements for a Bachelors must be met or fulfilled in order for a recommendation to concentrated graduate studies to be given by the administration.