60 qualifies for licensure in PA
3 - 4 years
Everyone struggles – couples, parents and kids, husbands and wives. Learn how to support them in their times of need.
Our master’s degree program in marriage counseling prepares you for success in the field and enables you to sit for the National Counselor Exam in order to become a PA Licensed Professional Counselor. In addition to the core clinical mental health curriculum, you are provided with exposure to evidence-based theories specific to marriage, couple, and family counseling from professors who are licensed and currently practicing. Additionally, the LBC | Capital graduate program experientially immerses you in the Integrated Psychotherapy Model, which systematically intertwines faith-based methods of psychotherapy with research-driven counseling methods. Fully acknowledging God as our ever-present help in time of trouble, as a graduate you will embark on your missional career thoroughly equipped with practical and scholarly professional skills.
If you’re ready to live out your calling to bring reconciliation to the world, apply today.
Each course meets monthly in person for a minimum of 4 times per semester.
May request to transfer a maximum of 18 graduate credits (6 courses)
License, Certification, Credential Information
Professional Core 12 Credits
2nd Tier Professional Courses 15 Credits
Marriage/Family Concentration 15 Credits
Electives Courses 6 Credits
Licensure Courses 12 Credits
View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and complete program details.
Want to learn more about this master’s degree or LBC | Capital’s Seminary & Graduate School? Consider scheduling an appointment to talk virtually or in person with an Admissions Counselor, who will be glad to answer all your questions.
The program is delivered in a blended format, combining the convenience of online learning, without sacrificing important face-to-face interactions gained from classroom instruction. But that’s not all the makes us unique.
The Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling program will prepare you for a wide range of service and/or ministry contexts. Here’s just a sampling of careers where our MAMCFC alumni serve:
The following is the proposed schedule for this degree program.
|CPS 501 Orient. to Prof CNS Identity, Function & Ethics||3|
|CPS 515 Counseling Theory & Techniques||3|
|CPS 530 Prof Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling||3|
|CPS 508 CNS Skills in Helping Relationships||3|
|CPS 541 Group Counseling Leadership||3|
|CPS 505 Research and Program Evaluation||3|
|CPS 525 Assessment Techniques in Counseling I||3|
|CPS 583 Multicultural Foundations of Counseling||3|
|CPS 510 Human Growth & Dev. Across Lifespan||3|
|CPS 531 Psychopathology and Counseling||3|
|CPS 588 Career and Lifestyle Development||3|
|CPS 540 Marriage CNS||3|
|CPS 550 Family CNS||3|
|CPS 552 Marriage & Family Issues||3|
|CPS 572 Addictions Counseling||3|
|CPS 575 Counseling Children & Adolescent||3|
|CPS 601 MCF CNS Practicum||3|
|CPS 602 MCF Internship I||3|
|CPS 603 MCF Internship II||3|