School of Behavioral Science and Counseling

The MACU School of Behavioral Science and Counseling prepares you to turn your desire to help people and make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families into a reality. You will learn leading-edge mental health theories and treatment approaches from real-world counselors and psychology professionals who have made careers out of helping others in their own successful careers. You will learn through both practical theory and hands-on experiences, scholarly research and more.

MACU is fully committed to our Christian faith, offering you a counseling degree program that is distinctly faith-based. We put an emphasis on healing the mind and the soul through psychological treatment and counseling. You’ll find that your degree program is solidly rooted in both the science of human behavior and faith-based principles.


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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