Develop a Christ-centered understanding of people, problems, and change.
Counsel with insight conformed to the authority of Scripture, not culture.
Walk alongside others recognizing our complex identity as saints, sufferers, and sinners.
Years To Complete
Each discipline derives its content and methodology from Scripture and therefore necessarily draws on—and informs—all other disciplines.
AP 101: Introduction to Apologetics
BT 101: Bible Survey
BT 173: Principles of Biblical Interpretation
CH 141 OR 151: History of Christianity I OR History of Christianity II
NT 143: New Testament Theology for Application
OT 141: Old Testament Theology for Application
ST 611: Union with Christ
PTC 151: Dynamics of Biblical Change
PTC 178: Helping Relationships
PTC 221: Counseling and Physiology
PTC 243: Theology and Secular Psychology
PTC 251: Marriage Counseling
PTC 261: Human Personality
PTC 303: Counseling Problems and Procedures
PTC 358: Counseling Children and Adolescents
PTC 372a: Counseling Observation A
PTC 523: Counseling in the Local Church
Choose one theology elective course and two counseling elective courses.
Our online courses leverage innovative technology and high-quality production to deliver excellent content in engaging formats.
Church lay ministry
Community social work
To better equip the global church, Westminster offers the Master of Arts in Counseling fully online.
Greater flexibility that fits your life.
Engaging and innovative classroom environment.
Easy-to-use technology connects you to a global community.
Immediate application in life and ministry.
Not ready to commit to a full degree? Westminster now offers three distinct certificate options, with each certificate comprising three of our graduate-level courses from the MATS program.
No, the MAC does not provide the training required by state licensing boards or prepare you for licensure exams. It is designed to improve the counsel you are currently offering in your daily relationships and to equip you for the more formal role of counselor in the context of the local church and other ministry and non-profit settings.
The degree timing is flexible, but most students finish in 3-5 years
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