Missouri Baptist University offers two CACREP-accredited Master of Arts Degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. The School Counseling master’s degree has two program tracks: Traditional, which prepares students for certification as a professional school counselor, and Licensure, which prepares students for certification and allows students to pursue licensure as an LPC post-graduation.
Missouri Baptist University’s Graduate Program in Counselor Education exists to train graduate-level counselors through rigorous academic and hands-on clinical instruction. We seek to develop conscientious, professional, and highly skilled counselors who promote and facilitate the personal growth, development, and empowerment of those clients/students they serve. The Counselor Education program is rooted in our Christian faith that calls us to love God and love one another.
Counselor Education Program Goals:
The goals of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs at Missouri Baptist University are to:
Counselor Education Program Objectives:
The Counselor Education Program will prepare our counseling students to:
The School of Education offers coursework for master’s students who wish to pursue a School Psychological Examiner Certificate or Play Therapy credential. MBU offers this program for individuals who have a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology or Education and who also possess classroom teaching, special education, or school counselor certification.