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Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling

Amridge University



Amridge University's online Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling degree is a professional level program for those individuals who are looking to build a solid foundation of knowledge of pastoral counseling theory, scientific research, and clinical practice.

As student work their way through this online degree in pastoral counseling they will learn the different approaches and clinical techniques required for today's practitioners offering therapeutic services to individuals and groups.

The online pastoral counseling courses cover a number of topics, including:

  • Ethics and Professional Identity
  • Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Human Sexual Development
  • Marriage and Family Development
  • Social and Multicultural Diversity
  • Psychology of Religion
  • Basic Counseling Techniques/Helping Relationships
  • Interpersonal, Family, and Group Dynamics
  • Marital and Family Systems
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Ministerial Counseling with Children and Adolescents
  • Advanced Therapy

Also, an optional goal of this program is to help prepare students to be a Member Associate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC). Students graduating from the Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling Degree program will be prepared to do counseling through their ministry.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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