The PhD in Christian Counseling with specialization in marriage, family and child therapy, is designed for counselors, pastors, and educators who are seeking advanced knowledge in this field. The student will critically interact with contemporary developments in Christian counseling and selected psychotherapies.

Careers include Private Practice, Teachers in Schools, Hospital, Non-profit service, Church, Behavior healthcare organizations.

What you'll learn

  1. Understand the divine principles of marriage.
  2. Integrate basic psychological theories with the scriptures
  3. Advanced knowledge and skills to become an effective Christian Counselor.
  4. Understand Christian counseling and family therapy.
  5. Development of the student's personal life and ministry.
  6. Empower students for Christian counseling in the local church, private practice or mental health institution.

Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling (Marriage, Family and Child Therapy)

Degree program to prepare the student for the counseling of various individuals with varying backgrounds in a faith-based perspective. This also emphasizes on marriage, family and child therapy. Careers include agencies, private practice, school, hospitals and behavior health care organizations.

Total Credit Hours

Doctoral = 60 Credit Hours - $136 per Credit Hour = $8,160

Choose a Pricing Option

Payment options: All financial transactions are paid through the electronic payment system. All transactions are secure and confidential. Through Student’s log-in, students can register and access all of their records, including all financial transactions in their personal accounts.


Refund Policy: Registration fees are non-refundable. CCU offers students three (3) business days from the date of payment to obtain a full refund of the registration fee. Any student who registers in advance for their course, and then cannot take the classes will be returned all their registration. However, once the course has started and the student has attended 15% of the scheduled classes, no refund will be granted. Once a student enrolls in a course, whether online, by mail, or in person, they are already officially registered, and all withdrawal policies and fee refunds apply automatically.