As our world becomes faster, angrier, more stress laden, people reach a point of needing to come to grips with where they are in life. At the same time with a decline in morals around us, those looking for answers want to know the answers are based on a direction that is true and right.

The Need for Christian Counselors

There is a growing and expanding market for well-trained Christian Counselors. Christians know that with the new-age belief systems, the ‘everything is OK’ mentality and the general explosion of entitlement thinking makes finding a Christian healthy counselor can at best be difficult. Christians have begun to seek counsel from representatives of their faith. Are you the faith filled counsel that can lead someone to a more enriched life?
Regardless of your area of work, many feel the calling to help the hurting in a Christian way. The National Christian Counselors Association is the world’s largest organization of Christian Counselors and is dedicated to training those who want to embark on a journey of helping others. Whether you are a Pastor who is asked to counsel others, a licensed counselor with a heart to serve God or maybe you just have felt the call to become a Professional Christian Counselor, NCCA has a program for you.

Model Based Counseling

Concerned that you don’t know what to do? The NCCA model is based on the use of an all-inclusive plan that begins with a powerful and accurate client assessment tool. The Arno Profile System has perhaps the highest proven success rates over the last 40 years of any assessment tool used. With it comes the discovery of who God actually created a person to be while giving the strengths and the weaknesses of that creation.
Additional course study takes in the areas of concerns and emotional issues that come to a person in life. Training includes an organized approach to the counseling process which works in unison with the Word of God and the inner spirit of the counsel called for the purpose.

Individual Directed Learning

The course curriculum is designed to be self-paced without the pressures of strict time limits. You can start and stop as you wish, but most students become so involved in the study they continue to advanced degrees. The courses are all economically priced and billings can be by scheduled payment or as course load is progressed. And your personal advisor is there to assist you along the way.

Education Requirements

Student with all levels and types of education backgrounds come to pursue furthering their education with Christian Counseling. The minimum education requirement is a high school diploma. Though individual specific courses can be obtained for study, the reach certification levels there are progressive phases of the program as one advances in their skill and certification.

The programs are identified by degree level and each course has an assigned number of “degree hours” to build to the degree levels. To accomplish the degreed program, applicant must have completed at minimum an Associate’s Degree in formal education or complete a Life Skills Test. Each degree level carries with it varying levels of recognition. The degree programs are accredited by the prestigious Accrediting Commission International (ACI) who helps non-governmental regulated schools to have a good educational process in order to be the best.

Bachelor Degree Program

The Bachelor Degree Program requires the applicant to have an Associate’s Degree in formal education or complete a Life Skills test to complete the program. The completion of the program achieves the following degree, License and certifications:

  • Certified Temperament Counselor Certificate
  • Clinical Member Certificate (non-clergy or clergy)
  • Licensed Pastoral Counselor Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Christian Counseling as accredited by the Accrediting Commission International (ACI)

Master’s Degree Program

The Master’s Degree Program requires the applicant to have an Associate’s Degree in formal education or complete a Life Skills test to complete the program. The completion of the program achieves the following degree, License and certifications:

  • Certified Temperament Counselor Certificate
  • Clinical Member Certificate (non-clergy or clergy)
  • Licensed Pastoral Counselor Certificate
  • Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor Certificate
  • Advanced specialty certifications for selected specialties
  • Master of Arts degree in Clinical Christian Counseling as accredited by the Accrediting Commission International (ACI)

Doctorate Degree Program

The Doctorate Degree Program requires the applicant to have an Associate’s Degree in formal education or complete a Life Skills test to complete the program. The completion of the program achieves the following degree, License and certifications:

  • Certified Temperament Counselor Certificate
  • Clinical Member Certificate (non-clergy or clergy)
  • Licensed Pastoral Counselor Certificate
  • Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor Certificate – Advanced Certification
  • Advanced specialty certifications for selected specialties
  • A Doctoral Degree in Clinical Christian Counseling as accredited by the Accrediting Commission International (ACI)

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