MA in Ministry | Counseling Concentration


  • 36 credits (2 years full-time)
  • Completely online
  • Weekly live video conferences with professor and classmates

The Counseling concentration is designed to equip Christians to use counseling theory oriented by Wesleyan-Arminian theology. It does not lead to licensure.

Course Outline

The 18-hour Counseling concentration builds on the 18-hour MA Ministry core.

MA Ministry Core 18 hours
BITH500 Biblical Languages and Technology 3 hours
BITH580 Biblical Hermeneutics 3 hours
BITH610 or 611 Old Testament or New Testament Theology 3 hours
SYTH Systematic Theology Elective 3 hours
HITH Historical or Wesleyan Theology Elective 3 hours
BITH612 Biblical Theology of Holiness 3 hours
Counseling Concentration 18 hours
PRTH530 Integration of Christian Faith and Counseling Theory 3 hours
PRTH531 Helping Skills for Christian Counseling 3 hours
PRTH532 Counseling for Relationship Distress 3 hours
PRTH533 Counseling for Behavior and Emotional Distress 3 hours
  Counseling Electives 6 hours
  Total: 36 hours


Graduate Program Calendar

    Spring 2024 Dates

    • January 8th: Classes Convene
    • January 13th: Add/Drop Deadline
    • February 19-24th: Late Winter Break
    • March 2nd: Withdraw Deadline
    • April 8-13th: Spring Break
    • May 4th: Spring Classes End
    • May 17th: Graduate Breakfast & Commencement Practice (Optional)
    • May  18th: Commencement

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