M.A. On Campus


Westminster Theological Seminary

24 months
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
615 USD/credit 18450 USD/year
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The online Master of Arts in Counseling degree at Westminster Theological Seminary  is designed to prepare biblical counselors to work with individuals and families in a variety of counseling settings, such as church ministries, pastoral care ministries, counseling centers, or more informal mentoring partnerships. Become equipped to walk alongside others with love and wisdom.


Counseling Program Design

In an online community of peers and professors, you will begin studies across topics including introductions to biblical studies, growth and change in the Christian life, counseling models and process, and more. Westminster Theological Seminary courses consist of lectures and readings, regular small-group discussions, and assignments designed to grow you in life and ministry.

You will continue learning as you move into advanced topics that apply earlier classes and concepts to more complex issues in theology, ministry, and counseling. Deepen your relationships with your peer community and practice applying the principles of biblical counseling in your local ministry. You will also gain more practical experience in real-world ministry under the guidance of a mentor in your local area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Biblical Change
  • Human Personality
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Survey of the Bible
  • Introduction to Apologetics
  • Survey of Reformed Theology
  • Survey of Church History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Start your application by filling out your desired program, contact information, personal information, and church information. 
  • Submit two references. The first reference should be from a former professor who understands your academic capabilities and ambitions. The second reference should be from your pastor or a church leader.
  • Write a few brief essays reflecting on your view of Christian life and theology
  •  TOEFL score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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