Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Program Description

Master of Arts in Counseling

The purpose of the 60-hour Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program is to prepare counselors with strong Christian philosophical foundations accompanied by excellent skills to do Christian counseling in churches, agencies, and counseling centers. It is designed to prepare professional counselors to be properly credentialed by the state in which they desire to practice and is in compliance with national training standards. The MAC degree fulfills the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor with clinical endorsement in the State of Ohio, and also satisfies the educational requirements for credentialing as a National Certified Counselor.

Students graduating from the Master of Arts in Counseling program shall (1) utilize spiritual and psychological development to facilitate work with others; (2) demonstrate a concern for the spiritual and psychological needs of others; (3) demonstrate an appreciation for the uniqueness of people; (4) integrate interpersonal qualities and theoretical understandings; (5) use learned skills that translate into effective counseling relationships; (6) demonstrate competency in the areas of assessment, appraisal, diagnosis, treatment planning, and evaluation; (7) demonstrate an effective integration of theology, psychology, and counseling; (8) be skilled in the specialization areas in which they are employed; and (9) understand the professional setting in which they are employed.

Degrees Offered


Meet Our Team

Jodie Edwards

Behavioral Sciences

Jodie Edwards

Behavioral Sciences 513.244.8430 jodie.edwards@ccuniversity.edu
Bio


Education
Ph.D., Purdue University M.A., Cincinnati Christian University B.S., Purdue University
Laura Pressley

Behavioral Sciences

Laura Pressley

Behavioral Sciences 513.244.1725 laura.pressley@ccuniversity.edu
Bio
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Education
Ph.D. (Candidate), Ohio University M.A., The Methodist Theological School in Ohio B.A., University of Michigan
David R. Brown

Behavioral Sciences

David R. Brown

Behavioral Sciences 513.244.8611 david.brown@ccuniversity.edu
Bio


Education
Ph.D., Auburn University M.A., Cincinnati Christian University B.A., Hanover College A.S., Purdue University