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EdD in Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling

The Doctor of Education with an emphasis in Christian Counseling is a terminal research degree that prepares scholars to develop others who are called to serve through Christian counseling. This academic experience provides those already trained in Christian counseling with additional professional skills needed to teach in the local church and higher education, problem solve using social science research techniques, and influence thinking in this field through writing that is both biblical and academically persuasive.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL HOURS

60 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3 years

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

EDD 8100 - Leadership of Educational Ministries
EDD 8110 - Leading and Managing the Non-Profit Organization
EDD 8120 - Learning Theory and Instructional Design
EDD 8140 - Spiritual Formation and Discipleship

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What can I do with this degree?

Ed.D. graduates serve in ministry positions, and the program is designed to equip them to serve at a higher level of professional competency.

Lead well in the local church
Equip others to lead


Who will teach me?

CHARLES HARVEY


Professor of Christian Education

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KENNETH S. COLEY


Senior Professor of Christian Education

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J. GREGORY LAWSON


Professor of Christian Education

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