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Starts: 10 May, 2018
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Instructors: MA in Pastoral Counseling
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The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling degree is a two year program that provides specialty in the area of pastoral care and counseling with clinical pastoral education concentration.

Biblical Studies (15 hours)

  • BI 1 – Interpreting the Bible
  • OT 1 – Old Testament 1
  • OT 2 – Old Testament 2
  • NT 1 – New Testament 1
  • NT 2 – New Testament 2

Theology-History (12 hours)

  • CH 1 – Church History
  • CH 2 – Baptist History & Distinctives
  • TH 1 – Christian Theology 1 (with Theology of Pastoral Care)
  • ET 1 – Christian Ethics (focusing on Ethics of Spiritual Care)

Practical (15 hours)

  • _____ — Communication Techniques (May be a modified BP-1, or an entirely different course)
  • CE 1 – Principles of Integrated Christian Education
  • MM 1 – Introduction to Worship (with Sacred Rituals and Meaning-Making)
  • MI 4 – Cultural Anthropology
  • PC 1 – Introduction to Pastoral Care & Counseling (or CPE 0 – Clinical Pastoral Orientation)

Pastoral Care Core (24 hours)

  • PC 2 – Interpersonal Relationships (Use of Self in PC&C)
  • PC 3 – Marriage and Family Systems
  • PC 4 – Crisis Care (Disaster and Spiritual)
  • PC 5 – Individual Counseling
  • PC 6 – Grief and Loss
  • PC__ — PC Elective
  • PC__ — PC Elective
  • PC__ — PC Elective

Insitutional Requirements (8 hours)

  • SMP Weekly Ministry Program (Clinical and Pastoral Ministry)
  • SMP-IP – Internship – CPE 1
  • RD 0 – Theological Reflection and Research Principles

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