Although students in the program may progress through the curriculum completing courses online, they are required to complete the course Pastoral Counseling Skills on campus. This course at Fordham University is offered as a one week (Monday to Friday) class during the early summer session, usually mid-June, or at times as a 15 week fall or spring course. All other courses can be completed entirely online.
At the core of the MA program in Pastoral Care...
- are philosophical, theological, historical, psychological, sociological, and cultural foundations. Various modalities of theological reflection are utilized: pastoral and practical theology, psychology, developmental theory, spirituality, and cultural and multicultural perspectives.
Who are the students who enroll in the hybrid Masters Degree Program in Pastoral Care?
- They are clergy and lay people involved in ministry of many kinds: parish ministry, chaplaincy in hospitals or other settings, youth ministry, work with the elderly or with at-risk populations. Those interested in Chaplaincy may use this degree to seek certification from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).
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- Pastoral Counseling Theory
- Human Growth and Development
- Professional Ethics in Pastoral Counseling
- Theology of Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Care
- Pastoral Counseling Skills
- 15 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology View 739 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and have obtained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B). If you have received a post bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
- Official transcripts of all coursework Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Personal Statement
- Letters of Recommendation
- GRE/MAT Exams
International1442 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
National1442 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
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