Degrees Offered

 

Master of Christian Counseling

 

..................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Christian Counseling program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. The program is designed to prepare students to serve as educational ministers or Christian counselors in a church-based ministry. Provide a biblical and theological foundation for Christian counseling. Enable students to prepare for graduate study in counseling or related areas. Provide counseling training from the perspective of Christian worldview; Enable students to perform ministry roles with solid understanding of the psychological aspect of human growth, and Enable students to develop Christian counseling skills to address emotional, relational and spiritual needs of individuals. Articulate the church’s theological heritage as an important resource in their personal spiritual development and ministry. Communicate biblical and theological truths through counseling and other appropriate means. Describe the various styles of biblical counseling and their distinctive. Demonstrate how to equip and empower the local church ministry of biblical counseling. Apply empathic interpersonal skills in the context of the counseling environment to help people resolve spiritual, relational, and behavioral issues and problems.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 36 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Christian Counseling program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Christian Counseling

 

Total: 36 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken.

Course# Course Title units

CO500 General Counseling 3 units
CO501 Counseling Principles 3 units
CO502 Biblical Counseling 3 units
CO510 Family Counseling 3 units
CO511 Vocational Counseling 3 units
CO512 Crisis Counseling 3 units
CO513 Group Counseling 3 units
CO520 Individual Counseling 3 units
CO521 Counseling Internship I & II 6 units
CT599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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Master of Christian Education

 

...................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Christian Education program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. The primary purpose of the Master of Christian Education is to equip and motivate students to become competent leaders in the educational ministries of churches. This degree is the foundational degree for one preparing for ministry in Religious Education. Objectives of the program seek to encourage the student to develop skills for the performance of ministry and to strive for personal excellence in pursuing a ministry in Christian Education. Graduates of Master of Religious Education are able to serve the Christian community as directors or coordinators of religious education, Christian education, or faith formation in Catholic and Protestant parishes, congregations, or diocesan offices; or as teachers of religion in faith-based elementary schools and high schools

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 36 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Christian Education program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Christian Education

 

Total: 36 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

ED101 Philosophy of Christian Education 3 units
ED102 Ministry to special Children and Adults 3 units
ED103 Church Discipline 3 units
ED104 Effective teaching 3 units
ED105 Small Group Ministries 3 units
ED106 Programming for successful Adult Education 3 units
ED107 Teaching Techniques 3 units
ED108 Seminar: Christian Education 3 units
CO521 Counseling Internship I & II 6 units
CT599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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Master of Christian Music

 

...................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Church Music program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. The program requires four academic years of course work including General Education courses, Bible/ Theology courses and music courses to prepare graduates to use their musical talents to serve the Church and society. Graduates will be qualified to serve as directors of music, worship leaders and to prepare students for graduate study in music.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 36 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Christian Music program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Church Music

 

Total: 36 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken.

Course# Course Title units

MU500 Music Theory 3 units
MU501 Principles of Music Education 3 units
MU502 Music History 3 units
MU510 Music Composition 3 units
MU511 Church Music 3 units
MU512 Hymnology 3 units
MU513 Class Piano 3 units
MU520 Choir 3 units
MU521 Performance I & II 6 units
CT599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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Master of Divinity

 

...................................................................................................................................... 92 units

The Master of Divinity program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. The Master of Divinity degree is a professional degree which will equip graduates with the comprehensive graduate education necessary for becoming an ordained minister. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are expected to attain the following: A competent professional skill in preaching, teaching, church administration, worship, and counseling as an ordained minister. A healthy balance among the biblical, historical, theological, and practical areas of study essential for developing organizational, managerial, and counseling skills as an ordained minister. A thorough knowledge and understanding of the Bible. Exposure to contemporary theological issues with the goal of equipping students to think independently and constructively in areas vital to Christian ministry. Graduates of Master of Divinity will be prepared for pastor-ship, priesthood, or professional ministry.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 92 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Divinity program must be completed within 5 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Divinity

 

Total: 92 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

OT501 Pentateuch 4 units
OT504 Psalms 4 units
OT521 O.T. Theology 4 units
NT531 Gospel 4 units
NT540 Exegesis 4 units
NT542 N.T. Theology 4 units
CH630 Church History 4 units
CH632 Modern Church History 4 units
TH610 Systematic Theology I 4 units
TH611 Systematic Theology II 4 units
TH612 Systematic Theology III 4 units
GM601 Christian Spirituality 4 units
GM650 Church Growth 4 units
GM651 Pastoral Theology 4 units
GM670 Preaching 4 units
LG680 N.T. Greek 4 units
FE610 Church Internship 4 units
OT510 Hermaneutics 4 units
NT672 Acts 4 units
TH620 Christian Ethics 4 units
CH630 Contemporary Theology 4 units
CH605 World Mission History 4 units
CH640 Reformation Theology 4 units
GM635 Pastoral Counseling 4 units
GM672 Leadership in Diversity 4 units
GM675 Pastoral Psychology 4 units
GM677 Youth Ministry 4 units
CE638 Church Education 4 units
CE640 Bible study dynamics 4 units

 

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Master of Mission

 

...................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Mission program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. If you need assistance in selecting courses, please contact your mentor for his/her help. The purpose of Mission degree program is designed to educate leaders for specialized expertise on Missiology and cognate disciplines for research and teaching. The program of study leading to the Master of Mission degree is an advanced professional degree in preparation for leadership roles in cross-cultural ministries.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 32 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Missiology program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Mission

 

Total: 32 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken.

Course# Course Title units

MS500 Theology of Missions 3 units
MS501 Christian Missions 3 units
MS502 Church and Missions 3 units
MS510 Mission History 3 units
MS511 Missionary Movements 3 units
MS512 World Missions 3 units
MS513 Third World Missions 3 units
MS520 Cross-cultural Missions 3 units
MS521 World Religions I & II 6 units
CT599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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Master of Theology

 

...................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Theology degree is a two year program designed both for the persons who wish to work in church staff positions, lay ministry, or to pursue further academic theological study. The Master of Theology is designed as a seminary-track curriculum with an emphasis on the study of the Bible. It is the foundational degree for those seeking to enter a seminary. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be well prepared to enter a theological seminary to pursue an educational program leading to the award of a Doctor degree in preparation for a career as an ordained minister. Graduates of Master of Theology are able to serve the Christian Community as Christian educators, missionary workers, youth ministers, Christian counselors, or Sunday school coordinators.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 36 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Theology program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Theology

 

Total: 36 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 3 units each.

Course# Course Title units

OT510 Hermaneutics 3 units
OT521 O.T. Theology 3 units
NT540 Exegesis 3 units
NT542 N.T. Theology 3 units
CH630 Contemporary Theology 3 units
CH632 Modern Church History 3 units
TH610 Systematic Theology 3 units
GM601 Christian Spirituality 3 units
GM670 Preaching 3 units
GM672 Leadership in Diversity 3 units
CT599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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Master of Worship Dance

 

...................................................................................................................................... 36 units

The Master of Worship Dance program can be taken in class or through guided independent studies by America Huntington University. Dance has had a chequered history within Christianity. Many records exist of prohibitions by leaders within most branches of the Christian Church, for such reasons as the association of dance with paganism, fears relating to sexuality, and a Greek-influenced belief in the separation of soul and body. However, beginning in the latter half of the 20th century there was a significant growth in the use of dance within Christian worship. This received a boost within the framework of the charismatic movement of the 1970s, which initiated a transition to contemporary worship in many churches.

Degree Requirements

• Minimum educational requirements are an earned bachelor degree from state-approved or regionally or nationally accredited institution, or equivalent.

• Successfully complete a minimum of 60 units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

• Student must maintain their GPA at 3.00, with no grade less than 'C'.

• Satisfactory completion of all coursework over five semester's time (approximately twenty month's chronological time).

• Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit.

Time Limit

The Master of Worship Dance program must be completed within 4 years from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which applies to the degree requirements. This time limit, at the option of the university, may be extended due to special extenuating circumstances.

Prerequisites for the Master of Worship Dance

 

Total: 36 units

 

A student’s academic transcripts will be evaluated and, if any prerequisites are lacking, appropriate courses must be taken. All courses are 4 units each.

Course# Course Title units

NT531 Gospel 3 units
PD501 Praise Dance Theory 3 units
PD502 Biblical Dance 3 units
MD510 Composition & Dance Design 3 units
MD511 Recreation 3 units
MD512 Drum Dance 3 units
MD513 Fan Dance 3 units
WD520 Worship Dance 3 units
CT 590 Musical Performance I & II 6 units
CT 599 Dissertation 6 units

 

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