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Earn Your Degree
in Christian Counseling

Start your journey serving others today.

A degree in counseling can help you understand human behavior and develop your career in working with others. The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling program is designed to give students the skills they need to work in local church ministries focused on education and counseling, or to prepare for Graduate studies in various counseling subfields.

Please note: This degree does not confer licensure for clinical practice.

Flexible Online Learning

Study in a 100% online format or in person with our engaged instructors, who have both academic credentials and real-world ministry experience.

Low-Cost Tuition

74% of Manna U students receive financial aid or scholarships, and the GI Bill® is accepted. Our generous transfer credit policy helps students move quickly toward their degree. All of Manna U’s certificates and degrees can be completed online.

Military Friendly

At Manna U, we understand the unique challenges that military students face. That's why we're proud to offer benefits, and online program options are specifically designed to fit around your family, work, and life commitments.

Equipping students to research and address the mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual growth needs of people in academic, organizational, church or mission settings.

The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling at Manna University provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to offer Christian mental health counseling. The program integrates the principles of the Christian worldview into counseling practice, helping students to develop a compassionate, dignified, and Christ-centered approach to counseling.

How We Stack Up

Manna U wins regional and national awards every year for our affordability and quality of eduction. Here are just a few.

Why Manna University?

Grow your Faith

Gain valuable tools to understand and apply Scripture and theology. Spiritual formation and personal development courses will help you put your faith into practice.

Grow in Community

From online Student Life activities to service from our dedicated Prayer Team, students can connect with staff, mentors, and peers.

Grow in Influence

We emphasize leadership across all degree programs. Continue to lead in your local church while taking classes online.

Grow your Skills

Put classroom learning into practice through our Leadership in Action program. Learn from experienced ministry professionals and special mentors through our Mentoring Mondays program.

Accredited Courses
& Transferable Credits

Manna University is a highly respected institution of biblical higher education, offering accredited programs that are recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. Our network of more than 150 institutions comprises some of the finest faith-based colleges and universities in Canada and the United States.

Jenny Fillinger

“One way that Manna U equipped me for ministry was through helping me grow in how to practically read the Word of God and how to accurately apply the Word of God in my life and for those who God brings into my life.“

Andre Spell

“Manna U’s programs are designed to challenge the student’s current perception of the world through sound biblical truths. I appreciate this the most because it opened my mind as well as my heart.”

What Our Students Say

Jesus-followers from all walks of life have been inspired by intellectual accomplishment and a greater acceptance of who God has called them to be. Their stories invite us to participate in the Kingdom movement as we are adequately trained for the call of God on our lives.

Potential Career Opportunities

Graduates of a counseling degree program with a focus on Christianity are prepared to pursue a career in faith-based mental health counseling. Some of the roles you may qualify for after completing this program include:

Olivia's Story

Like most of today’s college students, Olivia leads a busy life. Fitting in time for studies was a challenge on top of work and serving in her local church, but she sensed the need to be more prepared for her calling.

Your Destiny Is Calling