In addition to studying psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, professional ethics, and clinical intervention, you’ll take courses in pastoral counseling and spiritual care.
Whether you are called to be a mental health counselor, therapist, pastoral minister, or chaplain, you’ll be equipped to provide therapeutic services in faith-based contexts.
Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Care Program Highlights
- Fordham University graduates will be eligible to apply for licensure as a mental health counselor in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and several other U.S. states.
- You will gain hands-on experience in a supervised clinical internship working with individuals and groups as a professional counselor.
- You will have the opportunity to work closely with a faculty adviser.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Pastoral Counseling Theory
- Human Growth and Development
- Advanced Adult Development
- Psychopathology and Diagnosis
- Group Process: Th and Tech
- Research Methods in Pastoral Counseling
- Assessment and Appraisal of Individual
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completion of the online application
- Personal Statement
- Two Letters of Recommendation
- All transcripts of undergraduate/graduate institutions attended with one of the undergraduate transcripts providing evidence of the reception of a BA/BS degree
- Interview with a member of the pastoral counseling faculty (in person if the student is in the area or via Skpe/Facetime if the student is unable to travel to campus)
- International students must also submit a TOEFL exam score and an International Transcript Evaluation. More information on how to apply as an international applicant can be found on our International Applicants page.
International1442 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National1442 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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