Pastoral Counseling, M.Div. Online
With Grace Seminary’s M.Div online, you will be trained to meet today’s most prevalent ministry needs and build a bridge to meet the ministry needs of tomorrow. The online Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling degree is designed for those who desire to be involved in a counseling ministry but also want a solid biblical and theological foundation upon which to build.
What makes our M.Div online program different from other online offerings? With Grace Theological Seminary’s online M.Div, you will . . .
- Receive instruction from the same highly acclaimed professors teaching our residential courses.
- Engage in a dynamic, high-definition video and an easy-to-navigate learning platform.
- Have the same affordable tuition as our M.Div residential program.
- Have access to seven unique M.Div concentrations that will help match your studies to your current area of ministry or ministry interest.
This Master of Divinity degree program is intended for those who desire to minister through a pastoral counseling degree under the auspices of the local church. People often turn to their pastor to seek spiritual guidance in times of pain. God has called many students in this program to shepherd the body of Christ in ways that bring healing and restoration. The M.Div with the pastoral counseling degree online provides a deep theological foundation as well as practical skills for dealing with hurting people.
The M.Div Online degree program provides an optimal curriculum in graduate theological study to prepare men and women for various ministry roles. The three-year program requires 75 hours of study.
The Pastoral Counseling Degree Online is designed for those who desire to be involved in a counseling ministry, but who also want a solid biblical and theological foundation upon which to build their perspectives and practices of counseling.
A pastoral counselor's most important job is to provide support to those in need.
Lay Counseling Ministry
This course will examine the relationship between the fields of psychology and theology. A theology of integration will be presented.
In this course, students will examine today’s predominant counseling theories to develop their own biblical framework in which they will provide counsel to others.
This course will examine the various skills, methods and techniques used by a Christian/Pastoral Counselor to effectively minister to those being counseled.
This course will examine how to effectively engage in pre-marital counseling to help couples prepare for marriage and to help couples who are struggling in their marriage.
Through reading, writing, and pastoral interviews, you will learn about servant leadership, mentoring, visionary leadership, and leading as a change agent.