CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies Center in Grand Junction is now offering a Master of Arts in Counseling program to students on the Western Slope.
CCU's popular Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program is now offered at our College of Adult and Graduate Studies center in Grand Junction, which serves students throughout the Western Slope.
Unlike most counseling programs, CCU's counseling degree is taught from the Christian faith perspective, which results in students being highly motivated to bring healing to their patients.
This counseling degree in Grand Junction also adds to the community of mental health workers on the Western Slope, helping meet significant mental health counselor demands in an area that is underrepresented in the mental health industry.
In an "other-focused" profession like counseling, CCU's master's degree in counseling helps you find balance and health for yourself, which enables you to better help others – without burnout.
The 60 credit hour graduate counseling program includes a wide variety of study, from psychopharmacology to family systems. It encompasses a practicum that includes supervised experience as a counselor or in clinical environments, to ensure students have the necessary skills to be influential and effective counselors.
Through hands-on field experiences, you will be challenged to explore how your personal faith impacts your profession as a counselor, and the people you will interact with throughout you life.
Coursework for CCU's master's in counseling program can be completed in 2 1/2 years of intensive study. Courses are offered in the evenings and on some weekends to help fit the schedules of busy working adults. Students can transfer up to 12 graduate-level credit hours into the program.
CCU's master's degree in counseling is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Programs accredited by CACREP are reviewed against professionally approved standards, resulting in a streamlined licensure application process.
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