Courses

Required Courses Sem.Hrs.

The Course Requirements of 96 semester credit hours for the degree program Master of Divinity in Professional Counseling consists of Non-Counseling courses (15 semester hours), Professional Counseling courses (60 semester hours), elective Non-Counseling courses (18 semester hours), and a Comprehensive Examination (3 semester hours).

 
Required Non-Counseling Courses for the Master of Divinity in
Professional Counseling 
 

FD 6312 Hermeneutics
LD 6362 Spiritual Leadership
NT 6301 Critical Introduction to the New Testament
OT 6301 Critical Introduction to the Old Testament
PS 6302 Homiletics

3
3
3
3
3

Total Required Non-Counseling Hours for Masters Degree 15
Required Professional Counseling (PC) Courses for the Master of Divinity in
Professional Counseling
 

FT 7306 Community and Social Systems
FT 7310 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
FT 7320 Human Development
FT 7321 Human Sexual Development
FT 7322 Theories of Personality Development
FT 7323 Marriage and Family Development
FT 7326 Social and Multicultural Diversity
FT 7331 Marital and Family Systems
FT 7332 Counseling for Abusive Relationships
-OR- FT 7333 Systemic Treatment of Substance Related Disorders
FT 7335 Advanced Therapy
FT 7336 Basic Counseling Techniques/Helping Relationships
FT 7337 Group Counseling
FT 7340 Assessment of Individuals and Families
FT 7355 Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology
PT 7300 PC Ethics and Professional Identity
PT 7350 Lifestyle and Career Development
PT 7370 PC Practicum
PT 7371 PC Clinical Training I
PT 7372 PC Clinical Training II
RS 6339 Research and Evaluation

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Total Required PC Hours for Masters Degree 60
   
Elective Non-Counseling Courses for the
Master of Divinity in Professional Counseling
 

Textual Courses
Foundation Studies
Theological Studies

12
3
3
Total Elective Non-Counseling Hours for Masters Degree  18
   
Comprehensive Examination for the Master of Divinity
Professional Counseling
 

FD 7323 Synthesis of Theological Curriculum II
(Comprehensive Examination)

3
Total Comprehensive Examination Hours for Masters Degree 3
   
Total Hours for Masters Degree 96