Counseling in Ministry

The Counseling in Ministry concentration within the Counseling Psychology degree program provides additional training for students who desire to use their degree within the context of ministry.  This concentration provides a more focused approach in the integration of Christianity and counseling and the practice of counseling ministry. Psychology and theology are integrated while retaining priority on evangelical doctrine and biblical authority. Students are encouraged to seek emotional wholeness and spiritual maturity, realizing healthy persons make better counselors.


  • Bible & Theology
  • Ministry Leadership
  • Nonprofit Business Administration
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Social Work
  • Youth Ministries

Program Layout

The Counseling Psychology degree is a 126 hour program that includes 69 hours of general education courses (including 30 hours of Bible and Theology), 15 hours of open electives, and 42 hours in Counseling Psychology-specific courses. Classes include Crisis & Trauma Counseling, Christ-Centered Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Spiritual Care & Counseling.
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