Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology

Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology

Credit Hours: 39
Prerequisites: Master’s Degree or Equivalent

A Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling and Psychology is one of the highest level degrees you can earn in the field of Christian Counseling psychology. This is relatively a recent new degree option also known as the CPsy.D.

The Doctor of Christian Counseling and Psychology program is open to those who have been actively engaged in some form of professional ministry (parish, social service, community outreach, chaplaincy, etc.) for at least five years and who meet the admission requirements listed for this degree. The degree is offered to credentialed ministry professionals and is not designed for those just entering the field of counseling. This program is recommended for those who would like to start their own private counseling practice.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • GCCS610 Crisis Counseling I
  • GCCS620 Crisis Counseling II
  • GCCS623 Counseling for Change
  • GBPA540 Anger’s Slippery Slope
  • GCCS301 Building Strong Marriages and Families
  • GCCS630 Marriage Counseling
  • GCCS650 Suicide and the Evil Force Behind It
  • GCCS629 Counseling, Psychology and the Christian
  • GCCS520 Abnormal Psychology
  • GCCS510 Spiritual Navigation
  • GCCS530 Conflict Management and Resolution
  • DISS424 Dissertation

Doctoral students are encouraged to consider becoming board certified christian counselors through the National Association of Christian Counselors (NACC).

Total Cost: $3,600.00

Class Type

100% online/correspondence, 4-week courses

Start Date

Rolling Admissions/THIS MONTH

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total


Accrediting Commission for Biblical Higher Education

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