M.S in Counseling Psychology

  • Programme information
  • Courses

Overview

The M.S. in Counseling Psychology program is designed to give graduate students a broad background in mental health counseling and to prepare them to work in a variety of contexts: schools, industrial settings, and mental health facilities. A Christian worldview will inform the interpretation of current psychological and counseling theories.

Campuses : Main campus
Total programme credits : 48
Programme duration: 2 years
Programme delivery:
G.A.T.E status : Not GATE Approved


Requirements

A Bachelors degree from a creditable institution with a “B” grade average or better.


Additional requirements

Regular admission may be obtained after the student has maintained a 3.0 GPA for 15 credits.

Courses

Fundamentals

  • COUN 501 Christian Counseling: Approaches & Techniques 3

Foundations of Counseling

  • PSYC 510 Developmental Issues: Counseling Implications 3
  • PSYC 511 Psychological Research Methods 3
  • COUN630 Crisis Intervention 3
  • Research & Evaluation
  • PSYC 620 Psychological Testing and Assessment` 3
  • PSYC 615 Behavioral Statistics 3

Counseling Context

  • COUN 520 Theories and Techniques in Counseling 3
  • PSYC 525 Group Processes: Theory and Practice 3
  • MFTH 615 Marriage, Family and The Life Cycle 3
  • Professional Standards and Ethics
  • PSYC 650 Professional Ethics 3
  • COUN 530 Practicum I (Yr. I) 3
  • COUN 531 Practicum II (during yr. II) 3
  • PSYC 699 Master’s Project/Thesis 3

Electives (9 Credits) 9

Marriage/Family Counseling

  • MFTH 535 Marriage Counseling 3
  • COUN 611 Child Psychotherapy 3
  • COUN 635 Family Therapy 3
  • School Counseling
  • COUN 605 Issues in School Counseling 3
  • COUN 555 Career Development 3
  • COUN 625 Administration/Supervision of Guidance Services 3

Community Counseling

  • PSYC 540 Multicultural Issues 3
  • PSYC 630 Psychopathology: Classification and Treatment 3
  • PSYC 645 Organizational Psychology 3