The Department of Education and Psychology’s goals are to serve those who are interested in a career in psychology and those who wish to pursue advanced degrees in the areas of psychology and counseling. The Master of Arts in Counseling at Southwestern Adventist University is designed to develop and deliver a program that ensures the highest of counseling preparation and performance.
SWAU is a recognized contributor in the field of counseling through effective teaching, quality research, and meaningful service. The University is committed to the advancement of counseling in the mental health and school environments, at all levels, and for all students, especially graduate Christian education within the Adventist system of values.
The objectives of the M.A. in Counseling program are:
- To promote excellence in graduate education through exemplary teaching, research, practice, and service.
- To prepare competent counselors for both public and private mental health and school settings.
- To improve human cognitive, academic, physical, emotional, social development and performance.
Master of Arts in Counseling Programs
- School Counseling
- Counseling Psychology