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Learn to provide counseling with grace, dignity and the spirit of Christ as you integrate the principles of the Christian worldview into your counseling practice. Grand Canyon University is pleased to offer the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Christian Counseling. This master’s degree can be a pathway toward licensure as a clinical counselor.

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Overview

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an Emphasis in Christian Counseling at Grand Canyon University empowers future counseling professionals to take a Christ-centered approach to their practice. Acquire foundational knowledge in psychological principles and best practices.

Gain the clinical skills necessary to competently evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with mental, behavioral, social and emotional problems.

As you pursue your online MS in clinical mental health Christian counseling degree, you will take courses that were selected to meet the academic requirements established by the National Board for Certified Counselors for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential, the Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) credential and the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

Careers

Graduates with a master’s in Christian counseling are prepared to pursue licensure and a career in faith-centered mental health counseling. Graduates may choose to pursue positions working with clients who struggle with substance abuse issues or trauma, or they may decide to focus their practice on marital and family issues.

GCU’s Master of Science in clinical mental health Christian counseling is designed to meet the standards for licensure as a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) under regulations applicable to Arizona. Licensure and certification requirements can vary from state to state. Students should check the licensing requirements for the state in which they wish to practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in Counseling 
  • Professional Counseling, Ethical, and Legal Considerations 
  • Theories and Models of Counseling 
  • Substance Use Disorders and Addictions
  • Counseling the Culturally Diverse 
  • Principles of Psychopharmacology
  • Human Sexuality and Issues of Aging

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

74 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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