Master of Arts in Counseling

The ETBU Difference

The Master of Arts in Counseling at East Texas Baptist University is a 60-credit program designed to prepare competent change-agents in professional counseling.

What's so special about the counseling program at ETBU?

There are many options for where you seek training in counseling, and we pray that God directs you where you're called. Here at ETBU, there are a number of distinctives of our program that will serve to specifically prepare you for a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) providing services to individuals, couples, families, and groups in a variety of settings.

What will You do in the program?

Here at ETBU, you will complete 60 credits in your graduate program. The program will prepare you to provide individual, family, and group counseling for addressing mental illnesses, life circumstances, career concerns, and other socioemotional concerns. Our program can provide you exemplary training in general counseling through its curriculum that is both comprehensive and specialized to allow you to excel both in the present professional climate and in the future. Given the accelerated pace of the program, the curriculum can also be completed in three years!

Want to know more?

As you consider counselor education at ETBU, please don't hesitate to contact us 903-923-2095 or We'd be glad to talk to you more about the program and how it may aid you in the advancement of your career and calling!

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