Cornerstone University

Master of Arts in Counseling

The Online Master of Arts in Counseling degree at Cornerstone University develops a student's competency in the skills essential to the practice of counseling, basic skills in biblical and theological interpretation and the academic basis for state licensure. On completion of the program, students will qualify for your Limited License as a Professional Counselor (LLPC) in Michigan, as well as many other states.

The university’s programs have a Christian, faith-based foundation and integrate these principles into its curriculum and academic environment. The Master of Arts in Counseling program offers rigorous academic coursework coupled with practical experience through 100 hours of practicum and 600 internship hours. Additional program requirements include 69 credit hours and two 3-day on-campus intensives.

Cornerstone University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

Program Information

School Name: Cornerstone University

Program Name: Master of Arts in Counseling

Program Length: Three to Four Years

Enrollment Types: Full-Time or Part-Time

Instruction Methods: Asynchronous

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Phone Number: 616-949-5300

Program Requirements:

  • 69 Credit hours
  • 100 hour practicum experience
  • 600 hour internship experience


  • Addictions Counseling
  • Trauma Counseling
  • Multi-State Licensure
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed Application
  • Official undergraduate transcripts with at least a 2.5 GPA from an accredited university
  • Ministry Reference
  • Personal Reference

Cornerstone University’s program information was last updated in April of 2020. For more information, visit the university's website above.