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A graduate: Pursue a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Psychology and Counseling at Regent University.

Certificate of Graduate Studies: Psychology & Counseling

On Campus, Online
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Broaden your psychology and counseling qualifications with the Certificate of Graduate Studies. This graduate-level program, offered online and on campus, is a professional certificate that will serve as endorsement to licensure and for counselor continuing education for additional state credentialing requirements. It is not for initial licensure. These certificate programs, presented from a Christian worldview, may help advance your career as a mental health professional.

  • Examine abnormal behavior as defined by the DSM, as well as diagnosis, treatment and spiritual dimension of these disorders and potential cultural overrides.
  • Explore the role of spirituality and faith-based interventions.
  • Prepare to play a crucial role as a high-demand professional, working to heal and strengthen marriage, couple and family relationships.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

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Certificate of Graduate StudiesTuition Cost Per Credit HourTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Certificate
Clinical Mental Health Counseling$7309$6,570
Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling$73012$8,760
School Counseling$73012$8,760
Trauma Counseling$73012$8,760

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650
Certificate of Graduate StudiesTuition Cost Per Credit HourTotal CreditsTuition Cost for Certificate
Clinical Mental Health Counseling$7109$6,390
Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling$71012$8,520
School Counseling$71012$8,520
Trauma Counseling$71012$8,520

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

“I was able to start with 15 credit hours toward the leadership program. But little did I know that, through research, the application of biblical principles and the Christian environment, God would speak to me.”

Chad Rose, M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Lieutenant Colonel - Reserve (Retired); American Airlines Airbus Captain

“Regent has equipped me to live out loud on a deeper level, including the solid biblical teaching in every class as preparation for how to apply God’s word to any circumstance or work situation.”

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“It’s tough being a student when you’re older but [Regent] had so much flexibility and understanding that enabled me to pursue my degree.”

Ed Lee, M.A., 2017 Practical Theology

“The focus on Christian values and principles adds depth to the whole area of organizational leadership … when you bring it into the context of the church, into the context of Christ working in us as leaders, then we are more able to take on the character of Christ in the leadership environment.”

Frederick Kawuma, Ph.D., 2016

“Regent provided a very hands-on experience that I could implement in my life right away. You can’t come out of this program without becoming a better leader. It proves itself of worth and value time and again.”

Cynthia Arocho, M.A., 2012