The FOCUS Degree Completion program in Christian counseling allows you to complete your degree in less than two years by attending class one night a week on our St. Paul campus or at satellite locations in the Minneapolis St. Paul area.
The Christian counseling program provides a strong biblical and theoretical foundation for a counseling ministry, primarily in churches and parachurch settings. Address a wide range of issues faced within the church and in other counseling settings, using skills based upon biblical principles and relevant theory.
Our graduates have gone on to professional and academic opportunities such as:
Church conflict resolution
The Bachelor of Science in Christian Counseling is granted upon completion of 125 semester credits in core curriculum, major, and elective requirements. Many adults fulfill these requirements through a combination of transfer credits and Northwestern credits. A minimum of 30 credits and 50% of the major coursework must be completed at Northwestern.Courses are offered primarily on site at our St. Paul, Minnesota campus, or at other Twin Cities satellite venues.
For course descriptions and details about this major, download FOCUS Facts.