Counseling Master's Degrees

Master's Degrees

Master of Arts in Counseling (Specialization in Marriage and Family)

To serve as a Christian counselor in a church-based ministry, social service agency, community-based ministry, or other Christian Ministries. This degree fulfils the academic requirements in most states for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or their equivalents.  Degree Details

Master of Arts in Counseling (Specialization in Clinical Mental Health)

To serve as a Christian counselor in a church-based ministry, social service agency, community-based ministry, or other Christian ministries. This degree fulfills the academic requirements in most states for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or its equivalent.  Degree Details

Master of Divinity, Specialization in Marriage & Family Counseling

To serve as a professional Christian counselor, pastoral counselor, minister of family life and counseling, other church staff member, social ministry worker, chaplain, or related areas of service which require or benefit from licensure as a professional counselor. This degree provides a total of 60 semester hours in counseling necessary for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensure in most states and a richer study of the biblical and theological foundation for ministry than the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling or the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degrees.  Degree Details

Master of Divinity, Specialization in Counseling/Non-Licensure Track

To serve as a pastor, associate pastor, pastoral counselor, minister of family life, other church staff member, social ministry worker, chaplain, or related areas of service which require or benefit from training in counseling. This degree does not qualify the graduate to apply for a license in counseling.  Degree Details