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Marriage and Family Counseling

Asbury Theological Seminary

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Asbury Theological Seminary’s 63-hour Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling offers instruction in the theory and practice of professional counseling within a Christian worldview. 

Overview

Asbury Theological Seminary Marriage and Family Counseling degree integrates a biblical and theological foundation for relationships with an understanding of historical and contemporary theory in order to meet academic and professional standards.

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling meets academic requirements for eligibility as a licensed marriage and family counselor for many states.

As you complete your degree, you’ll be able to

  • Master clinical skills in individual and systemic therapeutic models at an accomplished level, including an ability to articulate the theoretical foundations for these skills.
  • Practice professional behavior that maintains appropriate boundaries, conforms to ethical standards and reflects respect and sensitivity for persons from diverse backgrounds.
  • Practice theological and theoretical integration that is demonstrated in both theories and a mature, biblically grounded understanding of God and persons.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Missional Formation 
  • Biblical Narrative 
  • Counseling and Christian Beliefs 
  • Family Systems Theory 
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 
  • Dynamics of Human Sexuality
  • Couples Counseling Theory and Interventions
  • The Counseling Relationship: Process and Skills 
  • Psychopathology: Theory and Assessments
  • Assessment Inventories in Counseling 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application (online at asbury.to/apply)
  • $50 non-refundable Application Fee
  • Accredited baccalaureate degree
  • 2.75/4.0 GPA*
  • Official transcripts from all schools where classes were taken for more than one semester
  • Personal hostory essay (online)
  • Four references (1 pastoral, 1 academic and 2 professional/peer references)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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