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For students with or without teacher licensure who are interested in pursuing licensure as a school counselor. Learn more.
For students interested in becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Learn more.
Graduate Certificate Available
A certificate program that introduces students to basic knowledge about both secular and Christian perspectives on counseling and how they may be applied in a church-based setting. Learn more.
Classes are scheduled in late afternoons and evenings. The program consists of six full semesters, including two summer sessions. A new class of students enrolls each fall semester and follows a fall-spring-summer rotation, finishing after the second summer. Courses meet on the main campus of Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee, and some courses are available online.
Teaching you is more than a job to our faculty -- it's a mission. The faculty are dedicated Christian professionals who go above and beyond to challenge you and stretech your mind. They bring real world experience into the classroom every day because they continue to work in the fields they teach. Small class sizes provide personal interaction, exceptional training, and hands-on lab experience that will prepare you for success as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Read more.
Milligan's counseling program requires a bachelor's degree, which can be in a variety of academic areas, with an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Applicants must have completed prerequisite undergraduate courses in psychology (9 hrs including general psychology, developmental psychology, and research methods or statistics), and computer applications (3 hrs or documented computer competency). Strong verbal and quantitative reasoning skills, as reported on the GRE, are expected. Contact us for specific details and to see what courses you might still need. Read more.