Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling (Non-clinical)

Master of Science in Human Services Counseling provides counseling knowledge and skills to serve human service agencies and institutions. This program is not designed for individuals seeking licensure in a counseling profession. 研究生s of this program often work in community, church and para-church programs as caseworkers, 摄入专家, and other roles including providing assistance to state licensed counseling professionals.

You will learn interviewing methods, active listening characteristics, and counseling interventions for diverse social and cultural contexts. You will be able to discuss legal, ethical and professional issues associated with lay ministry and the professional practice of counseling. You will also understand major theoretical approaches to counseling in marital and family therapy.


As part of your curriculum, you will have the opportunity to take courses including:

  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Counseling in a Pluralistic Society
  • Methods and Techniques in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Integration Issues in Behavioral Sciences
  • 的ories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Personal Lifestyle and Career Development
  • 危机干预
  • Human Growth and Life Span Development


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Careers in behavioral sciences

Counselors and psychologists help people recognize their strengths and find resources to cope with problems and adversity. 的re are limitless ways to put your desire to help people to good use:

  • Academic sports psychologist
  • Addictions counselor
  • 成人精神病学家
  • Applied sports psychologist
  • 职业顾问
  • Christian or church counselor
  • Clinical psychiatrist
  • 临床医生
  • Consulting services director
  • Geriatric care specialist
  • Group home coordinator
  • Industrial/organizational psychologist
  • Leadership psychologist
  • Management consultant
  • Marriage or family counselor
  • Military psychologist
  • 神经心理学家
  • Occupational psychologist
  • Organizational development consultant
  • Outpatient psychiatrist
  • 监狱的心理学家
  • Psychiatry child adolescent physician
  • Psychiatry geriatrics physician
  • 精神病学医生
  • 学校辅导员
  • Social behavioral scientist
  • 运动心理学家
  • 老师

的 median annual salary of clinical psychologists is $67,800. 的 salaries of clinical psychologists vary depending on work setting, experience and work location.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Get access to full campus support and resources. 学生 can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.


Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

可购性 & 价值

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our 金融援助 team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

标价vs. 你的成本

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.


Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.


You can be confident that your degree at SAGU is recognized, as SAGU is 认证 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is 认证 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, 学士学位, 大师, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, 迪凯特, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (