Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Community Chaplaincy
The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Community Chaplaincy: This online degree program from the Department of Community Care and Counseling provides an overview of pastoral counseling and community chaplaincy. In this program, students study pastoral counseling techniques, marriage and family, crisis intervention and the value of community chaplaincy with a biblical worldview. Graduates of this program will be better prepared to counsel individuals in a variety of environments including: hospice, senior care, prison, juvenile centers, workplace, humanitarian relief, police, first responder, community settings, and para-church ministries. Students are encouraged to evaluate their own specific needs and to take advantage of available resources for personal and professional development as they seek a degree relevant to the field of pastoral counseling which is a non-licensed profession in the majority of the United States.
- $395 per credit hour (0-8 credit hours or 16+ credit hours)
- $2,750 Rawlings School of Divinity block rate for students enrolled in 9-15 credit hours
Program Delivery Format
- 36 total hours
- Up to six credit hours can be transferred in
Potential Career Fields
- Military Chaplain
- Non-licensed Counselor
- Hospital Counselor
- Prison Chaplain
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