- This degree fulfills all academic requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist as set forth by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. You can see our most recent pass rates for the licensing exams on the BBS website.
- With an additional five units and practicum hours graduates meet all academic requirements for licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor in California.
- Exit Project required in place of a thesis.
- Clinical interests developed through training in a variety of agencies.
- Appropriate training and fieldwork experience equips students to work and minister effectively within a variety of settings.
- Specific training in clinical conceptualization.
- Required personal therapy concurrent with course work benefits the student by giving them the opportunity to be engaged in the therapeutic process as a client.
- Content and structure aids in further career development of ministers, law enforcement officers, health care workers, teachers and other mental health workers.
- Clinical class sizes are limited to 15 and practicum class sizes are limited to 8.
- Full-time students receive a Masters degree in three years (seven to eight semesters) or two years (five semesters).
- Late afternoon and evening classes.
- Full and part time availability with the option of evening only, three and four year tracks.
- Selected classes are offered online or during the summer.
- Mentoring and individual attention from faculty and staff.
- Emphasis placed on integration of Christianity and psychology.
- Environment that facilitates development of a cohesive and supportive community.
- Faculty are licensed professionals working in their areas of expertise who are committed to Christian integration in academic excellence, community, and guiding students.
Each and every week I find myself engaging a student through conversation, coffee, dinner, or entertaining students and faculty in my home. Many of these relationships have transformed into colleagues and friends.