Regent University

M.A. in Human Services - Christian Counseling


1000 Regent University Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. in Human Services - Christian Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

M.A. in Human Services

Online Degree

The Master of Arts in Human Services, offered completely online, will enhance your career in helping and developing others. Courses are taught with a combination of real-time interaction with professors, small-group projects, podcast lectures and asynchronous chat room discussion. Presented from a Christian worldview, this degree offers several distinct concentrations to equip you as a coach, lay counselor, mediator or ministry worker. Choose the path that complements your chosen specialization, whether professional human service, Biblical or Christian counseling, health and fitness, law, education, career building, organizational culture, and beyond. This degree culminates in a capstone that includes field experience in your area of interest.

  • Gain foundational skills in behavioral sciences while specializing in a concentrated area.
  • Benefit from courses taught within the School of Psychology & Counseling, as well as Regent’s other prestigious schools.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in human growth and development, group work, research and professional ethics.
  • Learn to identify and assist individuals struggling with common life-adjustment issues or seeking personal development.

Concentrations include:

Christian Counseling: Gain tools to counsel through an explicit Christian paradigm as you seek to work in lay counseling contexts outside of the formal role of pastor.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: A variety of loans are offered to help assist qualified students.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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