Online Associate Degrees - Clarks Summit University

Open Doors with Online Associate Degree from CSU.

CSU’s online associate degree is geared towards adult learners looking to start a new career or advance within their current one. You’ll choose from four concentrations that will add value to your life, ministry and career. 

If you are just starting or near the beginning of your college experience, an online Associate of Arts degree could be the best choice for you. With an associate degree, you can transition into new employment opportunities, advance your career and smoothly transition into one of  our online bachelor’s degrees.

Find the Concentration that’s Right for you at CSU!

Clarks Summit University’s online Addictions Counseling concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the addiction counseling courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same counseling and psychology courses that the online Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will study principles of psychology and counseling that are founded upon, focused on and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Understanding and Treating Addictions
  • Substance Addictions
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Lay counsel within your local church
  • Provide the educational training needed for entry-level positions in addictions counseling.
  • Advance in job responsibilities and certifications within addictions counseling
  • Transition seamlessly into the Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Strong emphasis on dealing with addictions
  • Ability to quickly earn a credential in addictions counseling
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the Bible courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same Bible and theology courses that the online Bible and Theology Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will have the flexibility to pursue Bible and theology courses that interest you through elective options. This way, you can pursue learning that is aligns with your life, ministry and career goals.

Choose:

  • 6 credits of Ministry Communication Electives
  • 15 credits of Biblical Studies Electives

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a Youth Pastor
  • Transition seamlessly into the Bible and Theology Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in biblical and theological studies
  • Flexibility in electives to pursue your interests
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the Christian Ministry courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. Students will engage in the same ministry leadership courses that the online Christian Ministries Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Personal Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership
  • 9 Credits of Ministry Leadership Electives

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a youth pastor or assistant pastor
  • Transition seamlessly into the Christian Ministries Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in biblical and theological studies
  • Practical ministry leadership training
  • Flexibility in electives to pursue studies of interest
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Counseling Ministries concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the counseling ministries courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same counseling and psychology courses that the online Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will study principles of psychology and counseling that are founded upon, focused on and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Women Counseling Women or Pastoral Counseling
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Historical and Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Participate in a wide-array of counseling applications in faith-based organizations
  • Transition seamlessly to the Bachelor of Science in Counseling Ministries major

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Ability to earn a credential in counseling quickly
  • Degree is offered completely online.

Quick Facts about Associate Degrees

  • 61 credits
  • Nine elective credits
  • Transfer in up to 30 credits
  • Two years to complete
  • Fully accredited
  • Completely online
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