Master of Science in Counseling
At Cairn, we believe that psychological health centers on the restoration of relationship — with God and with our fellow man. Building on classroom learning, our students practice models and techniques for healing relationships through weekly labs with an intimate cohort of fellow believers preparing to serve the Great Reconciler, Jesus Christ.
Why Master of Science in Counseling?
Your dedication to caring for others is supported by the courses and content our Master of Science in Counseling supplies. As you seek to be prepared professionally, our MSC program will also prepare you as an individual with a worldview rooted in Christ.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of counseling from a Christian perspective.
- Students demonstrate proficient knowledge and skills in the areas of:
- Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Professional counseling orientation and ethical practice
- Social and cultural diversity and multicultural awareness and sensitivity
- Human growth and development
- Career development
- Counseling theory and helping relationships
- Group counseling and group work
- Assessment and testing
- Research and program evaluation
Master of Science in Counseling at Cairn
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An Affordable Education
While the cost of a Cairn University education is competitive with similar institutions, we realize you may need financial assistance to take this journey. You are not alone. 97% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.
Meet Our Faculty
Dr. Jeffrey Black teaches on a variety of topics within psychology & counseling, including marriage & family counseling, group counseling, psychopathology, student behavioral disabilities, and psychological development across the lifespan.
Dr. Black has served in the Counseling profession for over 30 years. A licensed psychologist, he has served as a counselor in private practice, as Clinical Director of Christ Home for Children and, for 21 years, as Associate Pastor at Calvary Chapel of Philadelphia. In addition to teaching at Cairn, he has also published in the Journal of Biblical Counseling and taught counseling and psychology at seminaries and through the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation.
Kim completed her MS in Counseling at Cairn University. Areas of academic interest include Traumatology and Attachment-Based Therapies in work with individuals, couples, and families. Prior to joining the faculty at Cairn, Kim briefly taught as an adjunct professor at Rider University in the Marketing Department. She also maintains a private counseling practice.
Outside the classroom, she enjoys the arts, film, reading, long walks especially at the beach, and gathering with friends and family over tea/coffee. Kim is married to James Jetter and is the mother of two young adult sons.