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All students must meet with an NLU advisor to go over exact course and program requirements at the time of enrollment.  Every student follows the Year 1 & 2 10-course plan according to the sequence discussed with your advisor.  Students pursuing a Bachelors (NCCA Program 2) will take a total of 12 courses.  Students pursuing a Doctorate (NCCA Program 4) will take a total of 14 courses.

Each student is responsible for registering on time.  A copy of the academic calendar is sent via email to current students and is published on the website.  Local students (within 60-mile radius of Murfreesboro, TN): The registration deadline is always 15 days prior to the date of the first class meeting.


BASIC CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

Summer Quarter

NLU must receive your new student application by July 1, if you want to take this NCCA Phase I course first.  If we receive your application after July 1, you will take this course at the end of rather than at the beginning of your first year.

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CREATION THERAPY

Fall Quarter

NLU must receive your new student application by August 1.

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CHRISTIAN COUNSELING: INTEGRATING TEMPERAMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY

Winter Quarter

Upon successful completion of Creation Therapy, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA Phase I course.

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QUALITY, ETHICS & LEGAL ISSUES

Independent Study

Upon successful completion of your first quarter, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA advanced course.

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COUNSELING THE CODEPENDENT: A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE UTILIZING TEMPERAMENT

Spring Quarter

Upon successful completion of Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA Phase II course.

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TEMPERAMENT CASE STUDIES

Independent Study

Upon successful completion of Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA Phase II course.

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MASTERING PASTORAL COUNSELING

Fall Quarter

Upon successful completion of Counseling the Codependent, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA Phase II course.

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THEOLOGY OF COUNSELING*

Winter Quarter

Upon successful completion of Mastering Pastoral Counseling, you are eligible to register for and take this NLU course.  *Not all students will need to take this course.  Students who are not required to take this course will need to instead take an NCCA advanced course (students pursuing a Masters will take Cognitive Therapy Techniques).  Contact your advisor for a list of courses.

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COUNSELING PRACTICUM

Spring Quarter

Upon successful completion of Theology of Counseling, you are eligible to register for and take this NLU course.  Students who are not required to take Theology of Counseling must successfully complete Mastering Pastoral Counseling before taking this course.

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APPLIED SUICIDE PREVENTION

Summer Quarter

Upon successful completion of Counseling Practicum, you are eligible to register for and take this NLU course.

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COGNITIVE THERAPY TECHNIQUES

Independent Study

Upon successful completion of Creation Therapy, you are eligible to register for and take this NCCA advanced course.  This is a required elective for students pursuing a bachelors or doctorate.

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TEMPERAMENT PROFILES

APS reports

Upon successful completion of Creation Therapy, you can begin providing temperament counseling with clients.  Administering the Arno Profile System (APS) assessment with each client is required and involves running a clinical report.  Students pursuing a doctorate need 35 reports.  All other students need 25 reports.

Single report Prepay 5 reports
 
 
 


PHASE I CLINICAL REPORTS

10 temperament profiles

Batch payment for the required number of APS reports needed to complete NCCA Phase I and receive certification as a Temperament Counselor.  Remember to schedule supervision.

Prepay 10 reports


PHASE II CLINICAL REPORTS

15 temperament profiles

Batch payment for the required number of APS reports needed to complete NCCA Phase II and receive pastoral counseling credentials.  Remember to schedule supervision. *Certified Temperament Counselors are encouraged to charge clients for profiles.

Prepay 15 reports