ACADEMICS » M.S. in Counseling Ministries
48 credit hours
Required Courses and Electives
You will learn from the following courses while pursuing your degree:
Foundational Biblical Counseling Courses - 8 credit hours
Professional Counseling Courses - 30 credit hours
Electives - 4 credit hours
Supervised Field Experiences (Practicum, Internship) - 6 credit hours
Comprehensive Exam - 0 credit hours
TOTAL - 48 credit hours
(Note: Certain prerequisites apply for all students.)
View the Three Year Scope and Sequence for this program here.
For the online program schedule of courses click here.
First Year Students
CO508 Methods of Biblical Change (2 credits)
CO502 Biblical Theology of Counseling (2 credits)
CO535 Introduction to Group Counseling (3 credits)
CO506 Biblical Philosophy of Counseling (2 credits)
CO520 Theories and Techniques of Counseling (3 credits)
CO532 Career Counseling (3 credits)
CO542 Appraisal & Testing (3 credits)
CO550 Ethics & Professional Orientation to Counseling (3 credits)
Second Year Students
CO504 Applications of Biblical Counseling (2 credits)
CO540 Abnormal Behavior (3 credits)
CO511 Statistical Methods & Applications (3 credits)
CO580 Practicum I (1 credit)
CO530 Human Development (3 credits)
CO510 Research Methods (3 credits)
CO580 Practicum II (1 credit)
CO560 Ethnicity, Families & Counseling (3 credits)
CO580 Practicum III (1 credit)
Third Year Students
CO590 Internship (3 credits)
Prerequisites must be met prior to entering the program or before beginning practicum. The following prerequisites apply for all students:
Bible / Theology
- An undergraduate Bible / theology major or its equivalent, or
- Bible / theology competency indicated by passing examinations in these two areas, or
- Satisfactory completion of the following three-credit course, available online:
TH517 – Survey of Doctrine – 3 credits – Dr. Donald Holdridge
This course is an overview of the ten major theologies of the Bible spread over an eight-week online course. Examination of the major issues behind Bibliology, Theology Proper, Christology, Pnuematology, Angelology, Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology and Eschatology will be covered in a systematic approach.
Counseling / Psychology
- An undergraduate major in a human service field, or
- A bachelor’s degree with undergraduate competency demonstrated in the equivalent of nine semester hours of counseling / psychology courses
online classes, degrees, adult learners...
programs, catalog, library...
apply online, request info, visit...
campus tour, community, about the area...
counseling center, bookstore, publications...
administration, doctrine, accreditation ...
COSTS AND FINANCIAL AID
costs, scholarships & grants, resources...
bios, profiles, contact info...
career services, transcripts, community...
help students today...
Navigate to other BBC&S websites...
choose from our 3 degrees...