The Townsend Institute's Master’s degree programs at Concordia University Irvine give you access to personally learn from Dr. John Townsend and engage with world-class Christian thought leaders.
M.A. Counseling: Clinical Mental Health »
Cultivate Life-Changing Transformation
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Elevate Your Impact
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Learn to Lead at the Next Level
The Townsend Institute has earned a reputation for its relational approach that begins with character growth as a building block for positive change. Our Master’s degrees provide students like you the opportunity to engage with, and learn from, some of the brightest minds in our community.
We believe that in order to be an effective leader, your personal growth is a priority. Enrolled students begin their program with fellow students at a 4-day, in-person course where Dr. Townsend, Townsend Institute Faculty, and Fellows will conduct a series of trainings to jump-start your learning.
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I’ve learned the vitality of being a forever student...comprehending that we are perfectly imperfect. Those things that have happened to us, or to our clients, are the things they can use to fuel their passions and make them better.
M.A. Counseling, 2019
Founded by best-selling author and leading Christian thought leader Dr. John Townsend, the Townsend Institute at Concordia University Irvine brings together Christians from all across the country and across all walks of life. For years, Dr. Townsend and Fellows of the Townsend Institute have been transforming lives. Now you too have the opportunity to learn from master practitioners with decades of real world experience.
Take your next step toward creating the career, and the life, you’ve been waiting for.