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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Counseling Program - Clinical Concentration (BS/MAPC)

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Degree:  Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Majors:  Biblical Studies, Professional Counseling with Clinical Concentration

Major Mission:  The Clinical Counseling concentration will provide training that will give entry level qualifications for opportunities in professional mental health counseling and state licensure.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Evaluate theory and use formal measurements to accurately assess the client’s context, learning, development, personality, motivation, and character.
  2. Develop clinical skill necessary to conduct individual therapy for those with serious mental health conditions.
  3. Integrate specific knowledge and skill necessary to counsel effectively those with various diagnoses, vocational need, and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  4. Conduct critical thinking skills to evaluate theory and practice from a biblical perspective.
  5. Synthesize information and knowledge by means of supervised counseling experiences.
  6. Acquire sufficient knowledge of scientific research and literature to be prepared to investigate specific areas of need in mental health counseling.
  7. Apply ethical principles to prospective clinical situations that reflect an open and collaborative approach to resolve ethical dilemmas.


Major Effectiveness: Click here to see data supporting the effectiveness of this program.

Additional Requirements needed for Pennsylvania Licensure   


Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

5th Year

6 Credits

Spring Semester

6 Credits


* Graduate School Course


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