Biblical Counseling

Dallas Theological Seminary

24 months
595 USD/credit
595 USD/credit
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The Biblical Counseling program of Dallas Theological Seminary integrates best-practices in psychology with deep biblical and theological training enabling you to address the entire person: body, mind, soul, and strength.


Graduates of the Biblical Counseling program of Dallas Theological Seminary are able to apply for licensure with the appropriate state boards of many states. For a list of states about which DTS has made a determination concerning the MABC program’s qualifications for licensure, see the Licensure Disclosure Statement.

66 books of the Bible

A 2-year MA at DTS offers more Bible and theology than a 3-year MDiv at most seminaries, including all 66 books (even Nahum) and an entire course on the Trinity.

Comprehensive preparation for today’s hurting world

The DTS counseling program includes coursework in that covers a variety of psychological, spiritual, emotional, and physical conditions, and integrates it with the same Bible and theology courses taken by pastors and other ministry professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theological and Psychological Foundations of Counseling 
  • Counseling Theory 
  • Normal Human Growth 
  • Counseling Methods & Techniques 
  • Abnormal Human Behavior 
  • Lifestyle & Career Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application
  • Collect college transcripts and references from church and others
  • Committee Evaluation
  • You show evidence of saving faith in Jesus Christ in your application testimony, and you adhere to the 7 core doctrines
  • Your references speak to your character and dependence on the Holy Spirit for life and work
  • You are endowed with appropriate spiritual gifts and involved in Christian ministry
  • Previous education has prepared you for graduate theological education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 595 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 595 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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