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Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (MAPC)

Houston Baptist University

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling program is designed to provide graduate coursework to those seeking to work more effectively helping others in their current ministries.


The Graduate School College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
7502 Fondren Rd.
Houston , 77074, United States

What We Offer

Summary

Areas of study include: addiction & recovery, crisis response, human sexuality, marriage & family, military & veteran care and counseling, and life coaching. The program emphasizes the development of research supported interpersonal skills while encouraging students to reflect on their personal values, and to grow in maturity. This program includes an internship in pastoral counseling.
*This program does not lead to licensure in counseling.


Academic Fields

Christian Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, MA , Pastoral Counseling - Addiction & Recovery
Master's Degree, MA, Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response
Master's Degree, MA, Pastoral Counseling – Human Sexuality
Master's Degree, MA, Pastoral Counseling – Marriage & Family
Master's Degree, MA, Pastoral Counseling – Military & Veteran Care
Master's Degree, MA, Pastoral Counseling – Professional Life Coaching
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in Marriage and Family Studies
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in Human Sexuality Studies
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in Addiction & Recovery Studies
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in General Psychology Studies
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in Professional Life Coaching
Certificate or Non-Degree, , Certificate in Military and Veteran Studies


Formats

Part Time, Full Time, Online or Distance, On-Campus

Contacts

Lindsay Harger

Lindsay Harger
HBU Graduate School Admissions Coordinator
lharger@hbu.edu
lharger@hbu.edu
281-649-3744

Caroline Fullerton

Caroline Fullerton
cfullerton@hbu.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Application Requirements:
•Online application – www.hbu.edu/grad-apply
•Transcript(s)
•GRE Score – 295 with a 2.5 GPA, 290-294 with a 2.8 GPA; waived with a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA*
•Two Recommendation Forms – professional or academic
•Resume
* This is a minimum we like to see, however you may still be considered for admission if you do not meet this requirement.


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