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Waxahachie, Texas – October 12, 2016 – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) was honored to be recognized in a list of the top 20 Best Online Master’s in School Counseling Programs by BestColleges . This list was compiled based on information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics regarding academic outcomes, cost of education, comprehensiveness and range of online learning opportunities.

SAGU was listed as a university offering a moderate cost for online private-education with innovative courses offered in the School Counseling program.

With the integration of a research-based curriculum into the program’s courses, distance students can take resourceful classes in research literature and technology and differentiated learning strategies.

For students pursuing an online counseling degree from SAGU, they can also benefit from classes taught from a wide range of disciplines including: counseling children and adolescents, crisis intervention and management, and marriage and family counseling.  According to BestColleges, SAGU’s online counseling program meets the highest standard at the state and national level. In addition to these standards, all coursework is grounded in traditional Christian values and principles.

The goal of a counseling degree from SAGU is to provide students with equally practical and effective methods of counseling individuals from varied backgrounds and life situations. Teachers aim to equip students for real world work in a vital field of practical ministry, while granting students the necessary skills for work in the professional realm of counseling services.

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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