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.

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

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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

7 Job Alternatives for MAC Degree Holders

When the term “counseling” is heard, often times a mental image of a long, red chair and an hour of soulful talking comes to mind; however, counseling is so much more than that! If you have been looking into a MAC degree (Masters of Arts in Counseling), but you fear monotony with this type of … Continued

The 5 Most Effective Traits of a Successful Christian Counselor

If you are considering a career or ministry in Christian counseling, you are probably wondering what traits make the most effective Christian counselor. Is it knowledge, training, and insight? Or is it maturity, flexibility, and compassion? The truth is, that there are several steps to becoming a Christian counselor, and it requires many traits to … Continued

The Call to Heal: M.A. in Counseling at Grand Junction

The Calling For years you’ve heard a voice calling to you. It’s urgent and relentless. It tells you to go into the world and use the Word to heal. Yet despite its supplications, life has gotten in the way. You say “I can’t yet, I just have to get my finances situated.” Or “I can’t … Continued