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Online Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Professional Counseling With a Christian Worldview
The online Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling provides comprehensive training in professional counseling taught from a Christian perspective. Rather than learning only Christian counseling theories, students learn the skills, theories and methods of professional counseling infused with Christian principles and values.
Courses are taught by faculty members who all hold doctorates in their field and actively engage in the counseling profession. Program curriculum also incorporates iPads to teach the latest apps available in the field, and provides required training for professional counselors including:
- Coursework required by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
- Required courses for licensure as a professional counselor in Texas and many other states
- Residencies, internship courses and a practicum to learn practical skills and gain invaluable real-world experience
Bring Compassionate Care to a Growing Population
As more people turn to trained mental health professionals each day, there’s a greater need for mental health counselors. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in this field is expected to grow 37 percent from 2010 to 2020.¹ Your advanced degree from Lubbock Christian University can prepare you to meet this demand and develop a rewarding career in this fast-growing professional field.
¹Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Publications, accessed 2/06/2013, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-and-behavioral-disorder-counselors.htm