Christian Counseling PhD Degree Program 4

Designed for persons holding a Masters degree, resulting in the following certifications, licenses, and degrees:

  • Phase I:
    • a Certified Temperament Counselor certificate
    • a Clinical Member (non-clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate
  • Phase II:
    • an NCCA Licensed Pastoral or Christian Counselor certificate
  • Phase III
    • a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor - Advanced Certification
    • NCCA Advanced Certification for selected specialty areas (optional)
    • a Doctoral degree in Clinical Christian Counseling

This prospectus is designed to provide you with an accurate estimate of the cost of obtaining a Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling. This program is for those who already hold a Master's Degree.  This program typically takes 1 to 2 years to complete, but it is self-paced and can be completed in up to to five years.

Phase I - NCCA Certified Temperament Counselor
Course Descriptions For Phase I
Creation Therapy $ 299.  
Basic Christian Counseling $ 299.  
Christian Psychology & Counseling $ 299.  
Quality, Ethical & Legal Issues $ 299.  
APS Reports (10) $ 300  
NCCA Required Supervision $ 150  
Combined Dues, Memberships and Fees $ 150  
    Total NCCA Certification Phase I   $1796

Phase II- NCCA Licensed Pastoral or Christian Counselor
Course Descriptions For Phase II
Mastering Pastoral Counseling $ 299.  
Temperament Case Studies $ 299.  
Counseling The Co-Dependent $ 299.
APS Reports (15) $ 450  
NCCA Required Supervision $ 150  
Licensing Fees $ 100  
    Total NCCA Certification Phase II   $1597

Phase III- Clinical License & PhD Degree
Course Descriptions For Phase III
12 Advanced Courses - Elective $ 2388  
APS Reports (10) $  300  
NCCA Required Supervision $  200  
Degree Fee $ 1000  
Total NCCA Certification Phase III   $3888
Total Cost of PhD Program   $7281