24 months
695 USD/credit 12510 USD/year
695 USD/credit 12510 USD/year
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Pastoral Care and Counseling from New York Theological Seminary is designed to form reflective and compassionate pastoral caregivers. 


At Pastoral Care and Counseling from from New York Theological Seminary, the curriculum seeks to integrate spirituality and psychology to offer a holistic approach to healing and restoration. Students learn to develop and sharpen their listening skills, assess needs, effectively intervene to assist in spiritual, emotional, and psychological growth and healing. Specifically, the program focuses on mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, addiction, suicide, grief and loss, personality disorders, trauma, and family violence.

All MAPCC courses provide a rich and diverse environment where students can learn multiple perspectives to serve a wide range of people from various cultures and religious traditions. An optimal balance between theory and practice is maintained throughout the program. 

Students in the Pastoral Care and Counseling degree program at New York Theological Seminary are required to do 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) as a practicum and write Capstone. In their capstones, students are expected to demonstrate their skills and knowledge of how to integrate theory and practice about a carefully chosen topic of their own.

Career Pathways

  • Board Certified Chaplain
  • Pastoral Counselor
  • Director of Pastoral Care Ministry

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Ethics
  • Pastoral Care in Multicultural Contexts
  • Biblical Models of Pastoral Care
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Theories of Personality
  • Family Systems Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Print the application and fill it out.
  • Provide a brief summary of your faith journey.
  • Provide an evaluation of your own maturity in terms of interpersonal awareness and skill in dealing with difficult and conflict relationships, both personal and professional.
  • State the reasons why you wish to pursue this master’s degree from New York Theological Seminary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 695 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 695 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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