The Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling is a professional-level degree program. Experiences provide the foundation for psychological theories, scientific research, and clinical practice. In this context, students learn the different techniques required for today’s practitioners offering therapeutic services to individuals and groups. Also, an optional goal of this program is to help prepare students to be a Member Associate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Students graduating from the M.S. in Pastoral Counseling Degree program will be prepared to do counseling through their ministry. This program also prepares students to move to advanced studies in related fields.