MA in Pastoral Counseling
Be prepared to serve in non-clinical counseling opportunities through church or other ministry settings. The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling degree from the School of Behavioral Sciences will equip you with a strong understanding of biblical counseling principles and strategies that will help you meet the needs of others.
- Addictions & Recovery
- Community Chaplaincy
- Crisis Response & Trauma
- Discipleship & Church Ministry
- Life Coaching
- Marriage & Family
- Marriage & Family Studies
- Military Resilience
- Parent and Child/Adolescent
- Pastoral Counseling
Because course offerings can change semester to semester, check the course catalog when registering to determine what courses are only offered in the online format.
Courses You Could Take
- Spiritual Formation in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course (PACO 509)
- Crisis Intervention in Pastoral Counseling (PACO 604)
- Marriage and Family Counseling (PACO 615)
- Theories and Techniques in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course (PACO 617)
Program of study
Admissions Requirements & More
Find M.A. in Pastoral Counseling admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.
- Local churches
- Ministry-based organizations
- Non-profit organizations