Colorado Christian University offers the Master of Arts in Counseling degree for students who want to take the National Counselor Exam or for students looking to advance their careers counseling individuals, families and groups. CCU’s counseling classes include hands-on field experiences and are offered evenings and occasional weekend times to help meet busy schedule demands. Upon completion of the CCU’s Master of Arts in Counseling, graduates are prepared to take the Colorado Licensure Exam. The application for admission to CCU’s Master of Arts in Counseling program is available online, giving you the flexibility to complete your application and access required documents in multiple stages.

Which Way Up the Mountain?: MAC vs. MSW

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You know you want to help people improve their lives on both psychological and personal levels. You’ve chosen to further your education and become a become a licensed professional social worker or counselor. But which degree will get you where you really want to be? Let’s take a look at the Master of Arts in … Continued

Kathryn Herrmann: CAGS EC, MAC Student, All-Around Superstar

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Earlier this year, Kathryn Herrmann was gracious enough to take time out of her day and discuss the Master of Arts in Counseling program at CCU/CAGS. Little did we know, but turns out Kathryn is not only incredibly well rounded; she is smart, funny and an all around superstar. Whether this is a student or … Continued

The Different Types of Mental Health Professionals Defined

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It’s not uncommon for people to call me Dr. Zimmerman. While quite a compliment, I have to correct them. “I’m not a doctor. I have a master’s degree in counseling. I’m an LPC.” The field of mental health experts is expansive. When someone says, “I’m a therapist” it’s hard to know what he or she … Continued

High Starting Salaries for Counselors in Rural Areas

If you’re seeking a career change that’s enriching both personally and professionally, consider becoming a counselor. As the need for more mental health professionals across the nation increases, the lack of access to counseling services in rural communities is amplified. If you’re willing to apply for jobs in rural areas, the rewards are numerous. You … Continued

What Can I Do with this MAC Degree?

With national unemployment above 8% and underemployment at 18%, it does beg the question: what can you do with a masters degree in counseling? No one wants to put in the work only to discover the prospects limited and unfulfilling. Fortunately, counseling has a robust choice of opportunities. Overall employment for counseling positions is expected … Continued