COLLEGE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Master of Science in
The Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling has its foundation in ministerial preparation as well as counseling.
The purpose of the Master of Science Degree in Pastoral Counseling is to provide the students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to listen, calculate, and communicate effectively so that they are prepared for the ministry of Pastoral Counseling within a church or ministry and provide this ever-changing society with 21st century pastors with a heart for God and God’s people.
Students must meet the entrance requirements of University of Fort Lauderdale.
Completion of the Master of Science degree requires completion of 45 credits. Students have the option to choose between the required three tracks to complete their degree: a thesis (6 credits); a capstone and one additional elective on the 500/600 level; 2 additional courses on the 500/600 level. It is strongly advised that those students planning to continue their studies for a higher degree or research take the thesis option.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PASTORAL COUNSELING
Program: 2-year Program (45 credits)
CORE COURSES (60 CREDITS)
|THE 510||Doctrine of God||3|
|COU 500||Christian Counseling||3|
|EDU 570||Research I: Foundations of Research||3|
|MIN 500||Principles & Practice of Ministry I||3|
|THE 500||Biblical Hermeneutics||3|
|MIN 501||Principles and Practices of Ministry II||3|
|SOC 500||Social Crisis and Mental Health||3|
|COU 610||Pastoral Counseling||3|
|COU 611||Pneumatological Approaches in Pastoral Counseling(3 credits)||3|
|MIN 680||Ministerial Internship/Practicum||3|
|MIN 600||Pastoral Ministry||3|
|MIN 690||Master’s Thesis OR a capstone and an additional 500/600 course OR Two additional 500/600 level courses||6|