Master of Divinity Professional Counseling

Amridge University
United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

International applicants

  • An official copy of all academic transcripts, to include transcripts of secondary schools attended, in the original language must be accompanied by an official English version. 
  • Where English is not the native language, applicants are required to demonstrate spoken and written English language proficiency.  This is done by submitting qualifying scores on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or an approved equivalent per the scores for undergraduate (i.e., associate and bachelor degrees) and graduate (i.e., master and doctorate degrees).
    • A minimum total score of 65, with minimum scores in each section at the first step of the intermediate or fair levels, as follows:
      • Reading (intermediate): 15
      • Listening (intermediate): 15
      • Speaking (fair): 18
      • Writing (fair): 17

Curriculum

Required Non-Counseling Courses

  • Hermeneutics
  • Synthesis of Theological Curriculum II (Comprehensive Exam)
  • Spiritual Leadership
  • Critical Introduction to the New Testament
  • Critical Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Homiletics

Required Professional Counseling (PC) Courses

  • Community and Social Systems
  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Human Development
  • Human Sexual Development
  • Theories of Personality Development
  • Marriage and Family Development
  • Social and Multicultural Diversity
  • Marital and Family Systems
  • Counseling for Abusive Relationships
  • Systemic Treatment of Substance Related Disorders
  • Advanced Therapy
  • Basic Counseling Techniques/Helping Relationships
  • Group Counseling
  • Assessment of Individuals and Families
  • Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology
  • Ethics and Professional Identity
  • Lifestyle and Career Development 3
  • Practicum
  • Clinical Training I
  • Clinical Training II
  • Research and Evaluation

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