Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology

A comprehensive study on the mind as well as the human behavior.

Doctor of Christian Counseling & Psychology

Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

As counseling professionals, you will play a vital role in the change and growth of an individual’s ability to think, feel, and act in constructive and godly ways. Throughout the Doctor of Christian Counseling Program, you will be able to on multiple levels, foster and facilitate good mental health within your church and community. The Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology Degree Program is designed to give the student an advanced background in Christian Counseling and incorporates the programs from the National Association of Christian Counselors. It offers a comprehensive study of the mind, the brain, as well as human behavior. This course prepares the student for ministry in the area of mental health counseling from a Rogerian, Fraud, Jung, nouthetic, and integrated perspective. The student will be positioned as an authority within these and other settings: church, community, mission field, counseling firm, or biblical counseling ministries. This program offers a unique learning opportunity for its students.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • GCCS560 Christian Counseling II
  • GCCS620 Crisis Counseling II
  • CCS211 Christian Counseling 200
  • GCCS 623  Counseling for Change
  • GBTH 665 Spiritual Warfare IV
  • GBPA 540 Anger’s Slippery Slope
  • GCCS 510 Spiritual Navigation
  • GCCS 630 Marriage Counseling
  • GCCS 570 Victorious Christian Living
  • GBTH 638 Exposing the Devils Lair
  • BPA 232 God’s Authority in the Believer
  • GCCS 600 Divine Guidance

Course Objectives

Upon completing the Doctor of Christian Counseling & Psychology Program, students will have received the following:

  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of counseling integration in relation to mental health counseling from a Rogerian, Fraud, Jung, nouthetic, and integrated perspective
  2. Have a greater understanding of the mind, the brain, as well as human behavior.
  3. Develop skills in different Counseling styles and techniques
  4. Have enhanced understanding of psychology from a biblical perspective.

Graduation Requirements

Before graduating with a Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology, the student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Complete at least 45 semester credit hours
  2. Complete all required coursework, essays, homework, and exams for the respective degree
  3. Have at least a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0.
  4. Complete Dominion Theological Seminary’s Degree Completion Application.
  5. A 50,000 Word Thesis on an approved subject will be presented to Dominion Theological Seminary. The thesis will become the sole property of Dominion Theological Seminary.

Total Cost w/o Books: $3,000.00 (Payment Arrangement Accepted)