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Christian Counseling, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
, CA, | Online
The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (MACC) provides graduate-level instruction related to counseling from a biblical framework. This program of study is most useful for persons seeking to focus their education on the interdisciplinary counseling and Christian studies.


Upon successful completion of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling program students will be able to:1. Interpret the content of the Old and New Testaments utilizing a literal-grammatical-historical hermeneutic;2. Demonstrate a graduate-level proficiency on a range of issues related to biblical studies and Christian counseling;3. Expound Biblical truths in a variety of settings;4. Apply biblical knowledge for spiritual growth and discipleship; and5. Demonstrate competencies in counseling from a biblical framework.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bible Survey
  • Hermeneutics
  • Analysis of Romans
  • History of Philosophy and Worldviews
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Fundamentals of Pastoral Counseling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications must be completed at least 3 months prior to the start of any trimester. 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 16 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 Units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Apply for admission 
  • Request Official Transcripts
  • Submit Essay (2-essays for DMin)
  • Submit Reference (Pastor/Chaplain)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for El Cajon

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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