Graduates will have the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for effective intervention in working with individuals, families, and communities. Each of the graduate faculty hold doctorates and have extensive experience in working with families in churches and social service agencies. Each graduate class is designed to help students master the competencies of an effective practitioner. Curriculum utilized in the graduate program has a strong base in current research and current best practices in the field.
To earn a degree, students must complete the curriculum and meet other requirements for a degree listed in the academic policy section of this catalog.
The Master of Science in Human Services is a program offered in an online format.
Program Core (21 hours)
Counseling Specialization (15 hours)
Family Life Educator Specialization (15 hours)
Non-Profit Leadership Specialization (15 hours)
The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is a program offered in an online format.
Teacher certification, two years teaching experience, and a criminal background check is required to be certified as a school counselor in Texas. Students from other states should evaluate the program to determine if it is acceptable as preparation for certification in their states.