The major in Christian Counseling is designed for undergraduate students seeking to prepare for a life of ministry with a concentration in counseling from a Christian worldview. This major incorporates the basics of psychology and then focuses the course work in Biblical Counseling.

  • On-Campus

At a Glance

  • 128

    BA credit hours

  • 30

    MA credit hours

  • 158

    Total credit hours

Program Courses

Every class, no matter if it's in person or online, no matter the subject at hand, is one that prepares you as a missionary and leader first and academic second.

Jeff Kennedy M.DIV. in Christian Ministry

Studies in Context

What can I do with this degree?

  • Work with non-profit ministries

  • Lead and develop a counseling ministry at your local church

  • Work with secular agencies to provide counseling services and training

  • Pursue Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure in North Carolina

  • Open a family counseling practice guided by biblical principles


  • Students who wish to pursue this course of study should apply to The College at Southeastern for the BA in Christian Counseling. Prospective students must meet with the program coordinator prior to being accepted into the program.
  • Once students apply, they must receive approval from the program coordinator to be admitted into the program.

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