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Online Master's Degree in Biblical Counseling

Learn to apply biblical principles to real-world issues with our online master of science in biblical counseling degree program.

Our online counseling degree will thoroughly ground you in a biblical philosophy of counseling, rooted in the power of God’s Word to transform believers’ lives. This Christian counseling degree program will deepen your knowledge of the riches of God’s Word and grow in your ability to disciple others for the glory of God. You will learn how to conduct a counseling session, including gathering information, tracing symptoms to root causes, implementing Christ-centered change and assigning biblical homework.

BJU’s master’s degree in biblical counseling is specifically designed for school teachers, administrators, pastors, Christian workers and laypersons who wish to better equip themselves to serve God. Program applicants hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university or college. This degree can be completed in 2 years.

Program Outline

Learn more about how you can use God’s message in your counseling career. The following courses are required for this master’s in biblical counseling degree program:

  • SNT 681 – New Testament Introduction
  • SOT 681 – Old Testament Introduction
  • SOT 633 – Hermeneutics
  • Th 601 – Systematic Theology I
  • Th 602 – Systematic Theology II
  • Ps 621 – Theories of Counseling
  • Ps 622 – Counseling
  • 12 hours of electives in counseling

To learn more about earning your degree in counseling, please contact us today.