Academics | N.C.C.A. Licensing and Degrees for Christian Counselors

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We train, certify, and license Christian counselors

through the National Christian Counselors Association

NCCA Logo Black and White.gif 111212Our N.C.C.A. License and Degrees Program include several Distance Learning options ranging from certification or license only to license plus advanced degrees.  Our five (5) most popular programs are identified below.  You may qualify to pursue Certification or License (only), License + BA, License + BA/MA, License + MA, License + MA/PhD, or License + Post Doctorate for example.  The N.C.C.A. curriculum is available online or offline via textbooks and printed study material with online testing.



Your educational background and experience will affect your enrollment requirements. If unsure which program is right for you, simply complete an application and we recommend the appropriate program. Our goal is to equip you to fulfill the call God has on your life and help you reach your goals.

The N.C.C.A. Licensing and Program consist of Phase I and II to meet the core certification, license, and degree requirements plus Phase III Advanced Courses to meet degree, advanced certification, and board certification requirements. The License + Masters Degree program has a thesis requirement which involves the preparation of 25 Case Studies based on the required Phase I and II Practicum.  The License + Doctorate Degree programs have a dissertation requirement which involves the preparation of 35 Case Studies based on the required Phase I, II, and III Practicum.

The practicum is to be conducted under the direction of an assigned and approved N.C.C.A. Board Certified Clinical Supervisor (Dr. Linda Hunt King).  The Case Studies are to be prepared from interviews conducted with individual counselees to whom the student has administered the Arno Profile System (A.P.S). Throughout the program, students will learn practical application of the A.P.S. and examples of case studies will be provided in the course entitled ‘Case Studies’.


How to Select Your Program:

Your Current Academic Status

Recommended Program

You have a High School Diploma, GED, or Associate’s Degree License + Bachelor’s
You have a Bachelor’s Degree License + Master’s
You have a Master’s Degree License + PhD 
You have a Doctorate Degree License + Post Doctorate
You do not have a degree, or do not desire to pursue a degree at this time, and are only looking to earn your Certification or License in Christian Counseling. Certification or Licensure