Clarks Summit University’s online Counseling Ministries Bachelor of Science major is geared towards the adult student who is looking for a biblical foundation in counseling and preparation for studies at the graduate level. Below will outline the scope, highlights, and outcomes of the program for ministries available upon completion.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU Core, students will engage in counseling and psychology courses that are founded upon, focused on, and filtered through the lens of Scripture. For students keen on graduate studies and the pursuit of state licensure, they can take up to 18 credits of dual-enroll courses through the Master of Science in Counseling program at Clarks Summit University’s Graduate School.

Track 1 – Undergraduate Only

PS203 – Introduction to Counseling

  • PS310 – Dynamics of Discipleship
  • PS303 – Abnormal Psychology
  • PS304/PA442 – Women Counseling Women/Pastoral Counseling
  • PS313 – Ethics & Professionalism
  • PS402 – Historical and Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • PS414 – Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • PS416 – Crisis Counseling
  • 6 Credits of Undergraduate Counseling Electives

Track 2 – 18 credits of Graduate Dual-Enroll Courses

  • PS203 – Introduction to Counseling
  • PS310 – Dynamics of Discipleship
  • PS304/PA442 – Women Counseling Women/Pastoral Counseling
  • PS416 – Crisis Counseling
  • CO506 – Biblical Philosophy of Counseling
  • CO508 – Methods of Biblical Change
  • CO530 – Human Development
  • CO539 – Marriage and Family Counseling
  • CO540 – Abnormal Behavior
  • CO550 – Ethics and Professional Orientation to Counseling

Pursue your Passion

Understanding the importance of allowing students to pursue their interests throughout their undergraduate studies, CSU’s Counseling Ministries Bachelor of Science major provides students with 57 credits of elective studies. These courses are to be used at the students' discretion to allow them to develop in areas that will help them successfully pursue the next phase in their ministry, career, and life.

Program Outcomes

  • Better serve your community
  • Prepares you for a wide array of counseling applications in faith-based organizations
  • Complete Master of Science in Counseling program and pursue state licensure

Program Highlights

  • A biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Up to 18 credits Dual Enrolled with MSC program
  • Course flexibility to pursue interests
  • High transfer of previous collegiate studies.
  • The degree is offered 100% online.
Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated March 15, 2019
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4 years
30,000 USD
This price is based on CSU's International Student Discount for non-US Citizens.
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