Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling
Houston Baptist University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling from Houston Baptist University is an online human services degree with a focus on counseling.  Students completing this online counseling degree program will discover a combination of faith, reason, and liberal arts in the core curriculum that provides a solid foundation for the study of human behavior.  You will gain the practical helping skills needed to make a lasting impact on those around you while also learning about the teachings of Christ, reason, and the past successes and failures of humanity.  The goal of this program is to meet the growing need for ethical practitioners willing to invest in the good of others.  This program combines an in-depth study of psychology, sociology, counseling, and social work, providing the best practices in the industry with specialized coursework that prepares students for their professions.  Students receive a well-rounded education that incorporates new and advancing methodologies in the field of mental health and leadership while promoting the mental, social, and spiritual well-being of populations and communities. 

This is a customizable degree, allowing students to tailor the program to meet specific interests or callings with specializations in:

  • Human Sexuality
  • Marriage and Family
  • Life Coaching

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Houston Baptist University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • GRE test scores are waived for applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.