2023-2024 Catalog

 

Spiritual Care - M.A.

Entry Requirements

Required Undergraduate GPA: 2.75

Graduate of an Undergraduate Ministerial Program.

Required ministerial competencies:

Pastoral Counseling and Human Services Specializations

  • Bible (6 hours of undergraduate coursework)
  • Theology and Philosophy (6 hours of undergraduate coursework)

Congregational Care Specialization

  • Bible (6 hours of undergraduate coursework)
  • Theology and Philosophy (6 hours of undergraduate coursework)
  • Christian Education (3 hours of undergraduate coursework)
  • Worship (3 hours of undergraduate coursework)

Requirements (36 credits)

Core (24 credits)

Ministerial Studies

BIL-510Biblical Hermeneutics

3

THE-500Christian Doctrine

3

REL-555Practical Theology of Ministry

3

REL-695Ministry Masters Capstone

1

Spiritual Care

REL-501Formation in Christian Practices

1

REL-502Formation through Spiritual Direction

1

REL-525Spiritual Counseling and Care

3

REL-570Strategic Pastoral Counseling

3

REL-585Mission and Witness of the Church

3

REL-670Pastoral Care

3

Specializations (12 credits)

Pastoral Counseling

CNS-504Theory and Techniques in Group Counseling

3

CNS-506Appraisal of Individuals and Families

3

CNS-508Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues

3

CNS-522Foundations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3

Congregational Formation

WOR-535Leading Worship Renewal: Moving from Passive to Participatory Worship

3

CED-630Christian Education of Children and Families

3

CED-635Christian Education of Youth and Families

3

PHL-660Ethics and Society

3

 

Human Services

SWK-542Human Behavior and Social Environment

3

-or

SWK-650Mental Health and Psychopathology

3

SWK-555Social Work Practice I

3

-or

SWK-655Advanced Interpersonal Practice

3

SWK-556Social Work Practice II

3

-or

SWK-656Advanced Practice With Families and Groups

3

SWK-557Generalist Practice With Communities and Organizations

3

-or

SWK-660Social Welfare Policy and Program Development

3

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