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.

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

The Indispensible Bilingual Counselor

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The need for diverse, flexible counselors in Colorado is increasing. So, why not make your job application rise to the top of the pile? Consider studying a foreign language in addition to tackling your Master of Arts in Counseling — then market yourself as a bilingual counselor. Search any of the major online job boards … 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

7 Things You Need to Know When Starting a Counseling Practice

Nearly nine years ago I graduated from the Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program at Colorado Christian University (CCU). I applied at several agencies but didn’t receive any offers. That’s when I decided to hang up my shingle and go into private practice. I was nervous and scared, but it was the right choice. … Continued