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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Counseling

This program is designed for people who have successfully completed graduate degrees in theology/ministry and seek to add coursework in counseling theory and clinical practice as part of the process of becoming licensed mental health counselors or certified pastoral counselors. Students entering this certificate program must have on the transcript of their previous master’s level theology degree, the equivalent of the following courses: 1) STMM 553  Pastoral Care Skills; 2) STMM 554  Fostering Communities of Faith or STMM 554  Group Counseling Theory and Techniques; and 3) STMA 561  Psycho-Spiritual Development. Students must master the content of STMC 570  Addiction and Abuse through didactic work in their practicum sequence or by completion of a workshop taken outside of the STM program.

In addition to meeting the above requirements for admissions, applicants must also meet admissions requirements and procedures for STM programs as listed previously.