Master of Arts in Counseling received official recognition from the Singapore Association for Counseling
MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING (MAC)
The Master of Arts in Counseling is a faith-based counselor training program that is designed to prepare the graduate for the field of professional counseling and/or pastoral counseling. The Master of Arts in Counseling program is designed as a part-time course that can be completed within 3-5 years. The curriculum will be taught by the resident faculty from the TCA College School of Counseling as well as adjunct faculty, experts in their field of specialty.
|Duration||Full-time : 3 years Part-time : Up to 5 years|
|FOUNDATIONAL MODULES||9 credits|
|Foundations of Counseling||3|
|Self of the Counselor||3|
|THEORY MODULES||9 credits|
|Theories and Approaches in Individual Counseling||3|
|Theories and Approaches in Marital and Family Therapy||3|
|Theories and Approaches in Group Work||3|
|PROFESSIONAL MODULES||6 credits|
|Appraisal, Tests and Assessments||3|
|SKILLS MODULES||6 credits|
|Core Clinical Skills I||3|
|Core Clinical Skills II||3|
|PRACTICUM MODULE||6 credits|
|Practicum with Supervision (100 hours)||6|
|FAITH INTEGRATION MODULES||6 credits|
|Family-based Approaches to Counseling||3|
|Spirituality and Counseling||3|
|DIVERSITY MODULES||6 credits|
|Divorce and Remarriage||3|
|Gender and Sexuality||3|
|SPECIALIST MODULES||6 credits|
*Each module is worth 3 credits unless otherwise stated.
Undergraduate Academic Requirements
All candidates are required to complete the following modules at undergraduate level. Exemptions will be given to candidates who are able to show transcripts of the same topics or its equivalent taken at an undergraduate level.
- Old Testament Survey
- New Testament Survey
- Christian Ethics
- Introduction to Psychology
Directed Studies (12 Credits)
This is a directed self-study (only for applicants who qualify for an Advanced Standing with an equivalent Postgraduate Diploma in Counseling or Masters Degree in a related field) of a particular subject of interest in the area of marital and family therapy or general psychology/counseling that is not offered in the curriculum. The student will have to make a proposal of the research topic/project to the program coordinator and Dean, subject to the approval of both. A faculty member will be assigned to guide, direct and evaluate the study. Alternatively, the student may do additional 4 modules in place of Directed Study.
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