Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling

Providing Christian faith-based assistance in counseling ministry

Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling (M.A.C.C.)

Credit Hours: 36
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

Christian counselors use different facets of the Christian faith including biblical doctrine to provide assistance to those that are dealing with various life struggles. This course specializes in the area of mental health, addictions, marriage, and family. Those who are interested in pursuing the Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling Degree should have at least a bachelor’s degree. This Degree Program will enhance your counseling ministry as it offers the student skills, and techniques, that will help the counselor become more effective in different settings including churches, mental health centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, and hospitals. This Degree Program helps the students to help the student counsel on a pastoral level.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • GCCS629 Counseling, Psychology and the Christian
  • CCS101 Christian Counseling 100
  • GBTH 553 Spiritual Warfare III
  • GBTH510 The Mind of Christ
  • CCS301 Building Strong Marriages and Families
  • GCCS500 Hereditary Traits
  • GCCS520 Abnormal Psychology
  • GCCS550 Christian Counseling I
  • GCCS610 Crisis Counseling I
  • GCCS635 Dealing with Anger
  • GCCS650 Suicide and the Evil Force Behind It
  • CCS340 Pastoral Care & Counseling 
  • CED 111 Life’s Management God’s Way
  • BTH 492 Christ our Healer 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling M.A.C.C. program the graduates will be able to:

  1. To study psychology, psychotherapy, and much of what is called Christian or Biblical counseling.
  2. Recognize and understand how and why biblical counseling differs from all other kinds of counseling.
  3. Develop a practical framework for understanding the counseling process from a biblical perspective
  4. To present the truth that the purpose of counseling is to point believers to Christ and the things above as opposed to focusing them upon their problems, solutions, or self.

Graduation Requirements

Before graduating with a Master of Arts in Clinical Christian Counseling, the student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Complete at least 36 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 2.0 or higher.
  4. Complete Dominion Theological Seminary’s Degree Completion Application.
  5. A 25,000 Word Thesis on an approved subject will be presented to Dominion Theological Seminary. The thesis becomes the sole property of Dominion Theological Seminary.

Total Cost w/o Books: $2,500.00 (Payment Arrangement Accepted)