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Program 3   Combined License & M.A.

(Part three of four)

• a Licensed Pastoral Counselor Certificate and card

• Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional)

   (additional $39 fee applies)


Annual membership and certification/license renewal is required. Membership is currently $50

per year and license renewal is $20 per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually for license renewal.


The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $292. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.


Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours

of supervision.


*All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral

counselor by the National Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your local pastor or church leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church or denomination. For further information please follow this link.

Complete Phase III


Each candidate must select and complete four (4) advanced courses.


Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

• Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a. One copy of a written thesis. This consists of 25 individual reports (case studies) developed from the candidate’s work with 25 individuals using the A.P.S.

reports. A format is provided in the course titled Temperament Case Studies. The thesis has a 100 page minimum.

b. A letter authorizing N.C.C.A. to transfer the academic records to the approved college.

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