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Master of Arts in Counseling

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Director of MAC
Having served as a counseling professor for more than 25 years, Dr. Scott Floyd is a Licensed Counselor (Texas LPC-S) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Floyd has degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University (BA/Honors in Psychology), and from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MA in Marriage and Family Counseling and PhD in Psychology/Counseling). Dr. Floyd is an author (Crisis Counseling: A Guide for Pastors and Professionals) and seminar speaker. He specializes in trauma counseling and in working with couples and families. He currently directs the Counseling Ministry at Travis Avenue Baptist Church.
p:  (972) 580-7600 , ext. 39

Applicants for the master’s degree are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale). The following steps must be taken to apply:

Following submission of the online application, the applicant will be given detailed instructions regarding the following general application requirements:

  1. Submission of an online application.
  2. Submission of supplemental documentation. Following submission of an online application, the applicant will be given detailed instructions regarding the following supplemental documents:
    • Official transcript(s) from an earned baccalaureate degree. (Applicants will also be considered who have a comparable degree from a recognized institution outside the US. The degree must be evaluated by a recognized credentials evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES), P.O. Box 745, Old Chelsea Station, New York NY 10113-0745, phone +1 900-937-3895, www.wes.org.
    • Three letters of recommendation. Recommendation forms will be supplied when an online application is submitted. Recommendations must reflect evidence of the applicant’s character, commitment, and readiness for master’s-level study in ministry preparation.
    • Church endorsement. An endorsement form will be supplied when an online application is submitted. The form must be completed by the church of which the applicant is a member.
    • Personal statements. Applicants will be required to provide statements of their call to the ministry and their past Christian experience.
    • A digital photograph. This does not have to be professional made, but a snapshot will suffice.

Apply Now
Director of MAC
Having served as a counseling professor for more than 25 years, Dr. Scott Floyd is a Licensed Counselor (Texas LPC-S) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Floyd has degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University (BA/Honors in Psychology), and from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MA in Marriage and Family Counseling and PhD in Psychology/Counseling). Dr. Floyd is an author (Crisis Counseling: A Guide for Pastors and Professionals) and seminar speaker. He specializes in trauma counseling and in working with couples and families. He currently directs the Counseling Ministry at Travis Avenue Baptist Church.
p:  (972) 580-7600 , ext. 39