Master of Science In Counseling
Clarks Summit University

Program Details

Clarks Summit University offers a Master of Science in Counseling for students and professionals who want to become counselors and leaders in ministry who can act as guides for those who are in need. Students will prepare for professional counseling careers and will be able to apply for licensure as a professional counselor, as well as work as a professional in the ministry or as a counselor to the clergy.  Students will learn about the psychological and sociological aspects to counseling as they learn the principles and practices of guiding others in need.

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical background and history of counseling, to demonstrate an understanding of the psychological aspects of counseling, including counseling those with developmental or psychological issues, to demonstrate an understanding of the professional attitudes and behaviors of counselors, and to prepare students for licensing and accreditation as a professional counselor.


  • Students must complete three one-week, on-campus courses.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education