Our Faculty

Students in this program take courses taught by our residential faculty who are respected experts in their fields. In addition to doctorate degrees from world class institutions, many of our faculty members are also able to bring real world ministry experience into the classroom. Our teaching faculty are complemented with adjunct instructors who have practical experience and specialized education.

Program Directors

Mary L. Jensen

Program Director, M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
m-jensen@bethel.edu

Education: Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Experience: Jensen’s research interests include the impact of graduate school on marriage, double-loop learning, emotional processes in organizations, leadership development, and organizational justice.

Steven J. Sandage

s-sandage@bethel.edu

Education: Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Experience: Sandage focuses his research in the areas of interpersonal forgiveness; virtue ethics; spiritual formation; cultural, religious, and spiritual dynamics in psychotherapy; and correctional psychology.