Houston Baptist University

Master of Arts in Apologetics


7502 Fondren Road

Houston, TX 77074

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Apologetics

Format: Online

Program Description:

The mission of the Master of Arts in Apologetics (MAA) program is to develop students who are capable of serving their community and the Church successfully in a variety of vocations, including academic, parachurch, and ecclesiastical professions. The Master of Arts in Apologetics degree is intended to provide students with interdisciplinary training in apologetics so that they understand and engage with contemporary worldviews and culture in order to transform the world for Christ, as academics, as apologists, and as followers of Christ.

Concentration - Philosophical Apologetics
This degree takes the classical propositional apologetics approach and goes in-depth into the philosophical issues of apologetics. HBU’s MA in Apologetics with a focus on Philosophical Apologetics is set apart from other apologetics programs by its interdisciplinary nature and its engagement with culture, the arts, and humanities.

Concentration - Christian Counseling
The coursework provided meets the academic requirements for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. Students complete a practicum, consisting of a minimum of 700 clock hours in a University-approved counseling setting under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or licensed professional counselor-supervisor (LPC-S), as part of the degree plan. Before becoming an LPC, graduates also need to pass the National Counselor Exam, Texas Jurisprudence Exam, and complete a 3,000-hour internship under the supervision of an LPC-S.


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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

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