A.W. Tozer Seminary/Simpson University is launching a new Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling (Human Services) this fall 2022. This is a Non-Licensure Study Program Offered Online. It is designed to be offered 2 courses per semester over two years for the working professional!Click here for PDF of Complete Information for the Program
This 36-semester credit graduate degree is designed to introduce students to the cognitive aspects associated with community-based counseling and/or human services from a non-licensure perspective. No clinical requirements or preparation for American licensure is included. The program offers 100% of its coursework online without geographic limits. CIP Code could reasonably be CIP 44.0000.
The MACC is designed for community professionals who may be care providers and desire additional understanding of principles of counseling. Examples include nurses, medical doctors, first responders, pastors, chaplains, educators, people serving in social service organizations, lay counselors, missionaries providing member care, etc. This program is for North Americans and Internationals seeking this training. Individuals seeking to become licensed therapists should see Simpson University’s Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology (a 65-semester credit minimum program).
A student who completes this program will be able to:
- Understand the knowledge base for the broader counseling professions, and apply the
knowledge base of the disciplines in an ethical, reflective, and culturally-responsive manner
- Evaluate research, appreciate the contribution of empirical inquiry to the solution of applied
problems, and apply research findings to practices
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the social-cultural contexts of human development and integrate
one’s belief system into the ethical frame for community care
- Evaluate the outcomes of interventions with empirically sound methods