Postgraduate Certificate in Mission Care and Counseling

The Postgraduate Certificate in Mission Care and Counseling provides you with specialized knowledge and skills to address the spiritual and emotional needs of individuals and families who are engaged in cross-cultural ministry.


This program will equip you to:

  • Analyze and address the impact of cross-cultural living upon individuals and families

  • Assess and diagnose the mental status of missionaries in relation to enculturation dynamics

  • Develop effective treatment plans to foster emotional and life balance


Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Serving an organization as a missions support services specialist

  • Meeting the needs of missionaries as clinical counseling specialist (requires licensure)

Review our course requirements and begin the application process.

Featured Faculty

For a comprehensive list of courses related to this program visit the Academic Catalog.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Affirm to be a Christian and agree with CIU's Doctrinal Standard
  • Official transcript for highest earned degree and any master's level credits earned
  • Essay

Accreditation and Accolades

SACSCOC (The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges)