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Master of Arts in Christian Education and
Master of Arts in Counseling Dual Degree Program

Judy Morris, D.Ed.Min., M.A. in Christian Education Program Director

Mary L. Becerril, Ph.D., M.A. in Counseling Program Director, Main Campus

Joe Cook, D.Min. M.A., in Counseling Program Director, DBU North

 

The M.A. in Christian Education is a program to prepare leaders for local church ministries and vocational work.

The M.A. in Counseling prepares graduates to provide counseling services in a variety of settings such as community counseling centers, drug and alcohol treatment facilities, college and university counseling centers, Christian counseling centers, private psychiatric hospitals, abuse shelters, churches, rehabilitation centers, and private practice.

Note:  Church Membership Requirement (for Admission into the Ph.D. in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture. Click for Church Membership form.

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Applicants desiring to transfer from a master’s counseling program at another university to the M.A. in Counseling Program at DBU are required to submit an official letter which states that the applicant is a student in good standing and is eligible to return and complete that program. This letter should be from the Dean or the Program Director and is to be submitted with the application to the DBU program.

MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING AGREEMENT CONTRACT:

Newly admitted students will meet with the Program Director, at which time the Master of Arts in Counseling/Master of Education in School Counseling Agreement Contract will be explained and discussed.  By signing this agreement contract, new students are stating their willingness to be evaluated on nine characteristics deemed necessary for the development of an ethical and competent counselor.  These characteristics are implied from the expectations of professional and personal competence and responsibility as outlined by the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics (2005):  openness, flexibility, positiveness, cooperativeness, willingness to use and accept feedback, awareness of impact on others, ability to deal with conflict, ability to accept personal responsibility, and ability to express feelings effectively and appropriately.  In addition, the student's signature on the contract expresses agreement to attend eight counseling sessions during the first two semesters in the M.A. in Counseling Program. 

PROGRAM CONTINUANCE

Continuance in the M.A. in Counseling program past 12 hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).  

PREREQUISITES:
Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

  Growth and Development, Counseling Theories, or Group

  Counseling)  Grades of “C” or better are accepted. 

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW:

Master of Arts in Christian Education
Master of Arts in Counseling

STUDY PLAN:

*COUN 6392 (S-L) must be taken prior to COUN 6393 (S-L)

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component

 

 


M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Liberal Arts
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Education / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Communication / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Global Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Global Leadership / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Teaching / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Theological Studies / M.A. in Worship Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Special Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language / M.Ed. in Special Education
 
 
 

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degrees

B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Christian Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Theological Studies
B.A. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading Certification/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Student Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A./B.S. in Communication (Communication Theory)/M.A. in Communication
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Music Business/MBA
BAS Christian Ministries/M.A. Children's Ministry
BAS Christian Ministries/M.A. in Christian Ministry
BBA Accounting /MBA Accounting
BBA Finance /MBA Finance
BBA Management/MBA Management
BBA Music Business/MBA
BBS Business Administration/MBA
BBS Management/MBA Management

 

Financial Aid

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Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degrees

B.A. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts Certification/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education: Childhood Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education: Student Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology
 

- Exercise Science

- Sports Management

- Teacher Certification

BBA Accounting /MBA Accounting
BBA Management/MBA Management
BBS Business Administration/MBA
BBS Management/MBA Management

 

Financial Aid

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