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Houston Baptist University

Program in Counseling

Houston, TX

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Houston Baptist University

Overview

Houston Baptist University / Program in Counseling is located in Houston, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Military and veteran care and counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Professional life coaching
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Crisis response
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Addiction and recovery
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral counseling Human sexuality
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (MACC) Christian counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher)
Comp Exam Required
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

178
Applied
28
Accepted
16
Enrolled
16%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline January 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher)
Master's Degree Requirements Two academic or professional recommendations, bachelor's degree conferred transcript, resume, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$37,500
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

145
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.83%
Black or African American 21.38%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.07%
Unknown 7.59%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural psychology, counseling: technology integration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX  77074-3298
United States
Contact Dr. Maria Soto-Leggett
Program Coordinator
Email: msotoleggett@hbu.edu
Phone: 281-649-3310

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