ATLANTA — JUNE 2015 — Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, Georgia, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, was featured in the May 2015 edition of Charisma’s Best Graduate Schools and Seminaries, a publication that aims to educate potential students about opportunities to continue their education at a Christian institution. Out of the 200-plus schools featured, Richmont was one of the few to be highlighted as “Charisma’s Best.”
“Through providing excellent, Christ-centered education, we aim to pave a way to for our students to follow their passions and find their paths to successful careers,” said Bob Rodgers, Richmont’s president. “For Richmont to be named one of Charisma’s Best Graduate Schools is an honor and further evidence that we are reaching that goal. We will continue to strive to provide our students with guidance and the tools to become all they are called to be.”
Richmont Graduate University offers master’s degrees in Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Christian Psychological Studies and Ministry. Charisma’s Best specifically highlighted the Professional Counseling program as the third-oldest fully accredited integrated program in the nation.
Charisma’s Best featured Richmont’s degree specialization options as a testament to the uniqueness of the school’s academic programming. Students are able to specialize in addictions, child and adolescent therapy, sex therapy, spirituality and counseling, spiritual formation and trauma counseling. The publication also highlighted that unlike most other schools, Richmont’s large, 37-year-old network of Community Counseling Centers and partnerships with more than 60 nonprofit organizations are tools to help students transition from the classroom into a real-world setting where they learn to see clients under licensed supervision.
Rodgers wrote an article for the online version of Charisma’s Best Graduate Schools and Seminaries, where he discussed “why advancing your education isn’t just about traditional ROI.” In the piece, Rodgers cites that while time and money are highly important variables to weigh when considering graduate school, one should use a “comprehensive, wisdom-based formula that factors in the Spirit’s discernment, unique skills and support you need to answer God’s call for your life.” Read more here.
Charisma’s Best Graduate Schools and Seminaries is published under its flagship magazine Charisma. Both publications aim to reach their primary audience of the Pentecostal/charismatic community, but also serve the wider evangelical community. Charisma’s Best is published annually to serve as a comprehensive database for potential students to help them determine which graduate program would be the best fit for them.
To read the May 2015 issue of Charisma’s Best Graduate Schools and Seminaries, check out the digital edition here. Richmont is featured on pages 17-18, 28, 38, and in an advertisement on page 19.