School of Counseling

Healing and wholeness, one counselor at a time.

At Christian Theological Seminary, we’re just as passionate about the mental health crisis as you are. That’s why we prepare our students to provide compassionate care anywhere. Serve their whole person with your whole person. Pursue your counseling master’s degree at the CTS School of Counseling.

Application Deadlines

Fall Applications Due by: June 15th
Spring Applications Due by: November 15th

School of Counseling Degrees & Programs

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Classroom conversation with Dr. Kelcourse

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MACMHC)

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy - Classroom presentation

Master of Arts in Marriage + Family Therapy (MAMFT)

Non-Degree Programs

Certificate Programs
Certificate Programs - Students having a classroom conversation.

Certificate Programs

Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning - Students having a conversation around the table.

Lifelong Learning

Interested in other CTS Degrees and Programs?

Whether you’re looking for an advanced degree, interested in auditing an individual course, or passionate about lifelong learning, we have a program for you. Return to our main Degrees & Programs page by clicking here.

School of Counseling Faculty

Our counseling faculty is committed to holistic understandings of healing and human flourishing. They approach therapeutic work for individuals and couples within the broader scope of social structures and questions of systemic justice. Our counseling faculty are also attentive to the ways that resources of religious and spiritual traditions function for both psychological good and harm. They are committed to training students to discern clients’ worldviews and the most healthy, life-giving possibilities within them.

President, Professor of Theological Formation
Francisco Lozada Headshot
Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Professor of New Testament Studies
Matthias Beier headshot
Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Mental Health Counseling
PhD, LMFT, Director of Post-Graduate Residency Program, Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy
Dr. Suzanne Coyle Headshot
Lois and Dale Bright Professor in Christian Ministries, Professor of Pastoral Theology and Marriage and Family Therapy, Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Rev. Dr. Christina Davis Headshot
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Marriage and Family Therapy
Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology of Religion
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
Basic Calendar

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2023-24 CTS Academic Calendar (Basic) Download

Detailed Calendar

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2022-23 CTS Academic Calendar (Detailed) Download

Spring Schedule

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Summer Schedule

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Fall Schedule

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Course Listings 2024-2025 Download

Course Catalog 2022-2023 Download

Course Catalog 2023-2024 Download

Course Catalog 2021-2022 Download

Please note that students can access the most up to date versions here on Populi.

CE Opportunities

CTS hosts several annual events that provide opportunities to earn CE hours including the Spirituality and Psychotherapy Conference and the ISPT Master Clinician Workshop. Please check out these examples of past events or head to our Events page for upcoming opportunities.

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100
placement of MAMFT graduates

2.5 Years

average time it takes a counseling student to complete their program

100
placement of MACMHC graduates
10
Student to Faculty ratio
85
of CTS students receive financial aid
Over
1000000
in financial aid dispersed annually