The unique courses in this master’s degree program provide students with knowledge about psychological theory, counseling techniques, and assessment to equip students to address real-world issues from a biblical worldview.
Courses for this degree 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. Students can choose to take morning courses, evening courses, or both.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration (CMHC)
The CMHC Concentration offers comprehensive courses required by the state of Georgia for licensure. A bachelor’s degree is required and completion of a research methods course that includes statistics is strongly recommended prior to applying to the program.
- Intervention specialist
- Mental health counselor
- Substance abuse counselor
Hours required for completion: 63
Counseling Ministry Concentration
TMU offers the Counseling Ministry Concentration, which is a non-licensure degree designed to provide Christ-centered counseling education for individuals who are called to the practical ministry of Christian counseling. The degree provides both a theological and a counseling foundation, combining biblical principles with sound psychological theory, counseling skills, and techniques.
- Church counseling
- Pastoral counseling
- Counseling within denominational agencies and ministry-based organizations
Hours required for completion: 37
Dr. Natalie Ford, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science
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Concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Concentration in Counseling Ministry
My professors are full of lots of practical information. They welcome different points of views and encourage us to think for ourselves.
– Marty Wilson, certified addictions counselor, detention center chaplain