M.A. in Counseling Ministries Admissions Requirements

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1. Application Deadline: March 1. (International Students: January 1.)

  • Fall enrollment only.

2. Bachelor's Degree from a Regionally Accredited Institution.

3. Minimum GPA 3.0.

4. Nine Credit Hours of Prerequisites (see below).

5. Complete Application for Admission.

6. GRE General Test scores.

7. Tips for taking GRE

  • Preview the new GRE General Test >> 
  • International students: Submit either the TOEFL (with TWE and TSE) or the IELTS instead of the GRE.
    • Paper -based TOEFL minimum: 600.
    • Internet-based TOEFL minimum: 100

8. Official Transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended.

9. Four Recommendations.

  • Academic.
  • Pastoral (or other Christian leader).
  • Professional (employer).
  • Mental Health Professional (practicing therapist or psychology professor with doctorate).

10. Essays.

11. Resume.

13. Signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

14. Application Processing Fee: $30, non-refundable.

Prerequisites (9 semester hrs.)

1. General Psychology

2. Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology

3. Personality Psychology or Theories of Psychotherapy

1. Application Deadline: March 1. (International Students: January 1.)

  • Fall enrollment only.

2. Bachelor's Degree from a Regionally Accredited Institution.

3. Minimum GPA 3.0.

4. Nine Credit Hours of Prerequisites (see below).

5. Complete Application for Admission.

6. GRE General Test scores.

7. Tips for taking GRE

  • Preview the new GRE General Test >> 
  • International students: Submit either the TOEFL (with TWE and TSE) or the IELTS instead of the GRE.
    • Paper -based TOEFL minimum: 600.
    • Internet-based TOEFL minimum: 100

8. Official Transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended.

9. Four Recommendations.

  • Academic.
  • Pastoral (or other Christian leader).
  • Professional (employer).
  • Mental Health Professional (practicing therapist or psychology professor with doctorate).

10. Essays.

11. Resume.

13. Signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

14. Application Processing Fee: $30, non-refundable.

Prerequisites (9 semester hrs.)

1. General Psychology

2. Abnormal Psychology or Psychopathology

3. Personality Psychology or Theories of Psychotherapy