MA in Christian Education with Biblical Counseling

Christian Education with Biblical Counseling

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Education and Biblical Counseling degree program is to equip students with the essential tools for service in the local church in both educational and biblical counseling ministries.

The program is designed to be completed within two academic years, beginning in the fall semester. Candidates for this degree program should consult with a member of the Christian Education faculty and a member of the Biblical Counseling faculty to plan the most effective program of study to accomplish their ministry objectives.

Central Affirmations of Southeastern’s Biblical Counseling Program

Program at a glance

Total hours
This program includes 37 hours of core studies, 15 hours of Christian Education courses, and 15 hours of Biblical Counseling courses, for a total of 67 semester hours.

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • CED 6500 - Organizational Change and Conflict Resolution
  • CED 6800 - Spiritual Formation and Discipleship
  • PMN 6720 - Administration and Education in the Local Church
  • PMN 6730 - Christian Leadership
  • BCO 5500 - Biblical Counseling
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What can I do with this degree?

  • Teach in a Christian educational setting
  • Become an educational or counseling pastor of a local congregation
  • Develop educational principles geared toward counseling ministries
  • Write for Christian literary publications

Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

Who will teach me?