2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Certificate in Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Counseling

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Program Description

The Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Counseling certificate program prepares students and practitioners to better serve populations in a variety of counseling and ministry settings, including hospitals, private practice, community agencies, churches, rescue missions, shelters or faith-based counseling centers. This program provides competencies in four core areas of study:

  1. Self-awareness and knowledge of applied theory to practical contextual settings of spiritual, ethical and religious counseling;
  2. Ethics in spiritual and religious counseling;
  3. Grief and loss counseling and care, and/or contemporary spiritual, ethical and religious perspectives in counseling; and
  4. The integration and application of spiritual, ethical and religious counseling skills into the counseling and ministry process.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Grafton Eliason

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online delivery)


Course Credits
CED 770  Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling 3
CED 771  Applied Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Counseling Theory 3
CED 772  Grief and Loss Counseling  OR  CED 788  Contemporary Topics in Counselor Education 3
Total 9

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