MA in Human Services Counseling
The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling is for those who do not plan to seek licensure or national certification, but who are interested in a master’s degree that could provide them with possible career advancement. This degree is appropriate for individuals like pastors, human resource directors, teachers, coaches, nurses, law enforcement officers, managers and student affairs personnel in college or university settings, and others who may regularly apply psychological insights to their work activities or settings. This degree consists of 18 hours of core courses and 12 hours of electives typically from academic disciplines such as business, counseling, communication, education, religion and varied human services fields.
- 30-hour graduate program
- Residential and online formats
- Graduate assistantships available
- Admissions information
All core courses for the M.A. in Human Services Counseling degree are offered both online and in the residential format during an academic year; however, some of the specialized courses (including MILT, CRIS, and SUBS) are only offered online. As course offerings can change semester to semester, be advised you will need to check the registration course catalog to determine what courses are only offered in the online format when registering.
Courses You Could Take
- Human Growth and Development (COUN 502)
- Integration of Psychology and Theology (COUN 506)
- Introduction to Human Services (HSCO 500)
- Studies in Interpersonal Communications (HSCO 508)
- Multicultural Issues in Human Services (HSCO 509)
- Group Dynamics (HSCO 511)
Program of Study
Find M.A. in Human Services Counseling admissions requirements, transfer information, and more on the Residential Admissions site.
- Government positions
- Non-profit organizations
- Small businesses