Doctor of Education (EdD) in Pastoral Community Counseling

Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a Pastoral Community Counseling EdD Degree

74.19%*

Diverse Students in this Program

77.42%*

Students are ages 40+ in this Program

93.55%*

Students Enrolled Full Time** in this Program

*Argosy University program census, 09/16/2016
**Full-time is one course per term

The Doctor of Education degree in Pastoral Community Counseling program prepares religious leaders to make a difference in their community.

Why a Doctor of Education Degree in Pastoral Community Counseling?

Do you want to expand your impact on your community? The Doctor of Education degree in Pastoral Community Counseling program is based on the fundamental belief that religious/spiritual communities provide a unique opportunity for human growth and development. The program prepares religious leaders to make a difference in their community by integrating knowledge, skills, reflective practice, and research in a manner that prepares the pastoral counselor to address individual and communal development in an ethically responsible fashion.

Why a Pastoral Community Counseling Degree at Argosy University?

Argosy University’s Doctor of Education degree in Pastoral Community Counseling program prepares you to make a difference by integrating knowledge, skills, reflective practice, and research in a manner that prepares you to address individual and communal development in an ethically responsible fashion.

You’ll enjoy a developmental curriculum designed to meet you where you are and help you to gain the knowledge and skills needed for success. Flexible delivery formats accommodate working professionals while professors and a support team help you achieve your goals.

Appropriate Applicants

  • Suitable for religious/spiritual leaders wishing to augment their counseling and community knowledge and skills.
  • Suitable for master’s level practitioners wishing to incorporate spirituality into their counseling practice.

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What to Expect

When You're Applying

  • Enjoy an admissions team eager to answer your questions and to assist you through the application process
  • Learn from a financial aid team about options to make your academic goals affordable
  • Gain from an efficient process that enables you to start your program within two months of applying

When You're Enrolled

  • Attend a 60 credit hour program that accommodates working professionals
  • Be taught and mentored by professors who are practitioner scholars with diverse experience
  • Enjoy a developmental curriculum and support team that meets you where you are and helps you to gain the knowledge and skills needed for success

Many professors had a profound effect on my life—speaking to me right when I needed it and assisting me through the ups and downs. My [dissertation] chair made the biggest impact on my life—he always pushed me beyond what I thought I could do.

Patricia Mikulan 2016, Doctor of Education, Pastoral Community Counseling, Argosy University, Online Programs
Director of Residential Services, The Drug Abuse Foundation

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