Master of Science in Counseling – Applied Behavioral Science Emphasis

Advance Your Career in Mental Health Services in the Applied Behavioral Science Program

Advance your professional counseling career with MACU's Master of Science in Counseling program with an emphasis in Applied Behavioral Science. Founded on biblical principles, the Applied Behavioral Science Emphasis prepares graduates to work in a variety of clinical settings and Christian ministries.

The Master’s in Counseling degree with an emphasis in Applied Behavioral Science at MACU instills a professional disposition in students. Students gain in-depth knowledge of mental health services, human behavior, research and evidence-based practice in the field on mental health services from a Christian perspective. 

This emphasis program readies students for non-clinical, non-licensed positions in program administration, mental health management, research and program development.  

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 in counseling. With the Applied Behavioral Science emphasis, you will be prepared to pursue roles in program administration, mental health management, research, program development and more. 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 an exciting career in counseling 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!

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

  • Pursue a Doctorate Degree
  • Counseling Program Administrator
  • Mental Health Program Development
  • Researcher
  • Author
  • Professor
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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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