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Two graduate programs in Christian counseling broaden options for students

Two graduate programs in Christian counseling broaden options for students

Students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in Counseling have two options at BBC beginning this fall.

BBC's powerful 48-credit M.S. in Counseling Ministries program includes online options and is designed for those pursuing professional counseling careers and licensure. It is now joined by a 30-credit totally online Master of Arts degree featuring a Counseling concentration, a unique option giving students greater skills and options in assisting others in their ministries and churches.

Both programs build students' abilities to better understand people through biblical Christian counseling, grow in their awareness of how the Bible applies to healthy living, and learn from professors and peers who will make a difference in their life and career.

Learn more at www.bbc.edu/graduate. For details, contact Graduate Admissions at gradadmissions@bbc.edu or 800.451.7664.


Professional pursuit
Students who have recently completed their undergraduate studies and those in careers for decades can both grow their career options with BBC's M.S. in Counseling Ministries.

Students are equipped to:
- Pursue professional counseling careers.
- Develop ministry leadership positions.
- Sit for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) exam.
- Apply for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Courses are available on-campus and through online distance learning, completing the program in two to three years. Students can also take advantage of learning experiences available through the on-campus Love-Life Marriage and Family Center, a community-focused counseling facility.

Learn more about the center at www.lovelifecenter.com.


Equipped for greater service, options
BBC's M.A. Counseling concentration equips students to provide wise biblical Christian counsel in a wide range of roles, both within and outside the church.

Students' foundational exposure to counseling enables them to:
- Articulate a biblical worldview as it relates to counseling philosophy and methodology.
- Examine their gifts, talents, and sense of calling.
- Understand traditional models of helping and a biblical view of the change process.
- Develop a repertoire of basic counseling skills.

The flexible, affordable online Master of Arts offers concentrations in several areas, including Bible, Church/Ministry Education, Counseling, Intercultural Studies, Literature, Professional Writing, Organizational Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship, Urban Ministry, and Worldview Studies.

For details, contact Graduate Admissions at gradadmissions@bbc.edu.


Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers an outstanding Christian education through on-campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students go beyond the ordinary, learning to learn and serve with excellence as they gain critical leadership and life skills.

To learn more, go to www.bbc.edu or call 570.586.2400.

Posted on: 8/9/2011 9:53:04 AM

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