Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling
The MA in Human Services Counseling prepares graduates to integrate biblical-theological, psychological, and counseling insights and apply them to a variety of non-licensure work activities and settings. It provides graduate-level knowledge and skills in human behavior that promote the spiritual and emotional well-being of those whom they serve. This degree does not prepare graduates to work as licensed professional counselors.What You'll Learn as a Human Services Counseling StudentThe objectives of the MA in Human Services Counseling degree will enable students to:
- Integrate biblical-theological concepts and principles with psychological theories and counseling methods.
- Identify and address common life-adjustment issues in an ethical and culturally-sensitive manner.
- Apply counseling skills in specialized non-clinical settings.
- Intentional integration of biblical-theological foundations.
- Intentional integration of cultural context considerations.
- Intentional mix of theory and techniques.
- Online modality allows you to pursue your degree without relocating.
- Time- and cost-efficient.
- Accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and nationally by the Associate of Biblical Higher Education.
- Behavioral Health Assistant
- Peer Support Specialist
- Crisis Intervention Advocate
- School Guidance Counselor
- Mission Care Specialist
- Grief Support Specialist
- Small Group Ministry Coordinator
- Children and Family Ministries Coordinator
- Family Services Specialist
- Resident Care Coordinator
- Shelter Care Coordinator
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
- A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.**
- An online interview