Master of Science in Family Studies / Christian Counseling
Amberton University

Program Details

The online MS in Family Studies / Christian Counseling degree from Amberton University is an interdisciplinary program that merges the fields of Christian Counseling, Counseling, and Human Behavior and Development, preparing students for careers in social service agencies, religious institutions, parent education programs, juvenile services, day care facilities, foster care programs, and retirement and/or assisted living facilities. Graduates possess:

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of the family system and its interaction with larger social systems including schools, communities, and society
  • The ability to apply the theories, principles, and practices of family life education
  • Knowledge of ethical issues and decision-making skills
  • The ability to conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Employment experience
  • Proficient in the English language

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges