Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling
**This program is currently pending Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Approval.**
The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling program is a fully online program designed to provide graduate coursework to those seeking to work more effectively helping others in their current ministries. The program emphasizes the development of research supported interpersonal skills while encouraging students to reflect on their personal values, and to grow in maturity. It includes an internship in pastoral counseling.
This program allows you to choose a specialty area in which you can gain specialized knowledge. The choices include: Crisis Response, Veteran Care, Marriage & Family, Addiction and Recovery, and Life Coaching.
This degree program is 39 hours of graduate coursework. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and complete all courses with a grade of “C” or higher.
*This program does not lead to licensure in counseling.