Master of Science in Counseling – Licensed Professional Counselor Emphasis

Change Lives as a Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Counseling from MACU

Advance your professional counseling career with Mid-America Christian University's Master of Science in Counseling program. Founded on biblical principles, the M.S. in Counseling program prepares graduates to work in a variety of clinical settings and Christian ministries.

The Master’s in Counseling degree program at MACU instills a professional disposition in students. Students learn how to create treatment plans and create a healing presence through therapeutic relationships with their clients. Even in theory-based classes, the Master’s in Counseling degree program at MACU is results-oriented and taught from a Christian perspective.

MACU's M.S. in Counseling degree program readies students for a rewarding career of helping others overcome their challenges and live their happiest, healthiest lives. After graduating from MACU and obtaining state licensure, students will be ready to work in private, public and non-profit counseling roles.

Find Success with MACU’s Master’s in Counseling Degree

The M.S. in Counseling degree program is specially designed to prepare students for a career as a professional counselor by equipping them with the knowledge and practice necessary to pursue licensure. Classes are available 100% online or on-ground weekly at MACU's campus in south Oklahoma City.

Through MACU's affordable program, students learn the skills needed for a healthy and well-rounded counseling practice that will make a real impact on lives. MACU instructors are proven professionals with real-world experience in the counseling career field. Many are even licensed, practicing counselors!

All MACU classes are instructed in the scientific method while integrating faith-based principles into the material. While looking at secular theory, MACU’s Counseling program also explores how spirituality and diversity influence a client’s situation.

MACU’s Master’s in Counseling degree program is designed for students who have a heart to help heal the human mind and spirit through work as a professional counselor. 

degree program has a low barrier to entrance, as MACU requires a lower GP and test score than many other universities. Counseling students have a high first-time pass rate of around 80%, with almost 85% of practicum students receiving a job offer at the place of their practicum.

Master's in Counseling - Oklahoma City

What Can You Do with a Master’s Degree in Counseling?

  • Pursue a Doctorate Degree
  • Academic Counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Private Practice
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
Counseling Degree - Oklahoma City


MACU’s Counseling degree was recently recognized by as one of the Best Online Counseling Degree Programs in the U.S. for educational excellence, affordability, faculty quality and more. also applauded MACU’s accelerated learning format, particularly in combination with our Life Experience Program. In addition to helping adult learners earn their online degree quickly, also noted the variety of emphasis programs available at MACU, allowing students to prepare for licensure through coursework, practicum and internship opportunities.

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