Program Learning Outcomes
The following Program Learning Outcomes have been established by The Master's College faculty to define the areas of knowledge and skills that students graduating from this major degree program should have developed:
Core MABC Program Learning Outcomes:
- Articulate - with appropriate biblical support - key components and distinctive principles for counseling individuals.
- Demonstrate the ability to interact with scripturally-based conservative theological doctrines to functionally derive effective biblical counseling theory and methodology.
- Meaningfully and insightfully differentiate and critique various Christian and secular counseling theories and methods, and compare them with the fundamental assumptions of biblically-based counseling.
- Use proper interpretative tools and correct hermeneutical principles to accurately exegete biblical passages for counseling purposes.
- Discern and evaluate people’s character, mental processes, and behaviors from a biblical anthropology.
- Demonstrate competence in counseling and discipleship of individuals using biblical principles and effective interpersonal skills within the context of the local church.
- Apply the principles of progressive sanctification in his/her own life seeking to model holiness and spiritual growth to his/her counselees.
- Demonstrate ability to perform and communicate graduate level biblical research that includes application of those principles for practical ministry, particularly in the field of biblical counseling.