Master of Arts (M.A.) in Christian Counseling

Tuition Ranked Top 10 Most Affordable

Award-Winning Counseling Program

100% Online – No GRE required

60 Credit Hours – 2.5 Years (avg.)

Qualify for State Licensure Exam as a Mental Health Counselor

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Master of Arts (M.A.) in Christian Counseling

Tuition Ranked Top 10 Most Affordable

Award-Winning Counseling Program

100% Online – No GRE required

60 Credit Hours – 2.5 Years (avg.)

M.A. in Christian Counseling Qualifies You to Take the State Licensure Exam for mental health counseling.

Mental health professionals are in high demand. Organizations, businesses, and churches need Christ-centered counselors to provide Biblically based services for community betterment and individual mental health. If you have a natural inclination to help others through personal ministry or in agency-based settings, then SFBC’s online Master of Arts in Christian Counseling is the perfect degree option for you!

Our Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling qualifies you to take the state licensing exam to become a professional, state-licensed, mental health counselor. Our graduate degree in Christian Counseling will equip you with the knowledge and skills that are critical for effectively and professionally counseling families and individuals in a variety of agency, church, and para-church settings.

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Potential Career Options with your Degree in Christian Counseling

    • Church Counseling
    • Marriage and Family Counseling
    • Chaplain

Christian Counseling Degree Featured Courses

    • Marriage and Family Counseling Theories
    • Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
    • Human Sexuality
    • Couples Counseling

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Highlights of SFBC’s M.A. in Christian Counseling Degree

By earning your Master’s in Christian Counseling degree online from a nonprofit institution whose programs ranked in the top forty of more than 2,100 Christian colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.

Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top 10 in the country, with no out of state tuition. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit institution.

SFBC values your previously earned college credit, training, military, and on-the-job experience. Visit https://www.sfbc.edu/prospective-students/ to learn more about the transfer credit options that are available.

Gain hands-on experience in your own community with the online M.A. in Christian Counseling program’s internship.

You can complete our online M.A. degree in Christian Counseling degree in as little as two and a half years.

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