The mental health climate in our current society demonstrates the ever growing need for sound Biblical mental health counseling. In our post-pandemic world, the need is even greater. Our program is designed to train and equip leaders who are knowledgeable and experienced in the skills necessary to counsel those who suffer beyond the common every day struggles.
As you prepare to serve the hurting, the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling will equip you with the Biblical worldview necessary to conduct effective Christian Counseling, and will prepare you for the necessary graduate work to counsel in a licensed clinical environment. While this program does not lead to professional licensure, it does build the foundations necessary for those called to counsel. Our faculty bring to the table years of clinical and academic experience in the field of counseling, and are excited to serve you as you embark upon your own counseling journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling grant me a license to be a clinical counselor?
The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling does not grant licensure. A Master’s Degree is required to pursue licensure.
Does the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling prepare me for graduate work in the Counseling field?
Yes. Our Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling program is designed as a rigorous program to prepare for graduate study.
What can I do with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling offers solid preparation for graduate study in Counseling or a related field, but also offers foundational training for those serving in non-clinical counseling environments, such as lay counseling in a church setting.
What is the difference between a Counseling degree and a Christian Counseling degree?
Our Christian Counseling degree offers education in Counseling from a distinctly Biblical worldview.
Are there any GPA requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling Program?
Yes. To continue in the program, students must complete CNS 130- Introduction to Counseling, CNS 201- Counseling I, and CNS 301- Counseling II and earn a final grade of “B” or higher in order to remain in the program. Students who fail to do so may either retake the necessary course(s) or switch to a different Undergraduate program.