Associate of Arts in Counseling Ministries
Clarks Summit University

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Counseling Ministries degree program provides the first two years of study for adults interested in advancing their careers or entering bachelor’s degree programs in this field.  The curriculum focuses on counseling ministries that fuel the desire to earn the degree, allowing students to earn a credential in counseling quickly.  You will learn through a Biblical approach to psychology and counseling to better serve your community, studying principles that are founded upon, focused on, and filtered through the lens of Scripture.  Students will participate in a wide variety of counseling applications in faith-based organizations. 

Courses in this degree include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Women Counseling Women or Pastoral Counseling
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Historical and Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clarks Summit University is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score