The new Master of Arts in Professional Counseling will offer a variety of courses required by the state of Georgia for licensure.

The unique courses in this master’s program provide students with knowledge about psychological theory, counseling techniques and assessment within a biblical worldview.

Courses for the M.A. in Professional Counseling will be offered on the TMU campus two days each week providing a flexible schedule for students who plan to work while completing the program.

Individuals seeking the 63 credit hour program must have a bachelor’s degree and are strongly recommended to complete a research methods course that includes statistics prior to applying to the program.

Areas of Study

  • Theories & Techniques in Counseling
  • Multicultural Theories: Counseling Across Cultures
  • Intervention in Theory & Practice
  • Group Dynamics & Therapeutic Models

Possible Careers

  • Intervention Specialist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapist


Dr. Natalie Ford, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science
706-865-2134, ext. 6205