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Graduate Online Programs
Graduate Online Schools in Texas

HCU offers students a higher education. By combining faith, reason and liberal arts into one core curriculum, students obtain an education that’s based not only on technical training, but the teachings of Christ, reason, and the past successes and failures of humanity. It’s an education that puts our students on the fast track to being leaders, both in their careers and in their communities.

Discover Our Degrees

Master of Arts in Apologetics (MAA)

Develops students to serve their community and church in a variety of vocations. The MAA degree provides students with interdisciplinary training as academics, apologists, and followers of Christ.

Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL)

Designed to prepare students for ministry opportunities. This program focuses on developing skills for serving in ministry, or in whatever setting God leads. Graduates are equipped to apply biblical truths to contemporary ministry settings.

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MACMHC)

Offers advanced preparation in counseling, testing and research methods. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas.

Master of Arts in Human Services (MAHS)

This program provides a solid foundation in the study of human behavior so that graduates are equipped to make a lasting impact on those around them. Specializations are available in the areas of marriage and family, and life coaching.

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy program is designed for those seeking to work with couples and families. This program meets the academic requirements for licensure as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS)

Prepares students for enhanced ministry opportunities. Coursework exposes students to questions in the fields of biblical studies, theology and ministry. Graduates are equipped to bring the texts of Christian scripture into dialogue.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA is built to be versatile and develop sought-after leaders who typify ethical management. This prestigious program is known for its ability to equip learners for sound management of people and stewardship of resources.

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Prepares students for ministry in their churches. This degree program emphasizes personal formation and practical experience in ministry settings along with traditional classes in order to prepare learners for serving.

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Provides expertise related to curriculum content and instructional methodology. Learners are able to gain knowledge about school reform, curriculum development, and more. Electives in special education, instructional technology or ESL are available.

Master of Education in Higher Education

Embraces a multidisciplinary perspective to develop effective administrators and policy-makers. Graduates are equipped for careers in administration and student services at a junior college, college, or university.

Master of Science in Human Resources Management (MSHRM)

Empowers students with a strategic business perspective. Graduates gain a global view of the HRM function and can appreciate the impact that HR changes can have. This program provides the skills needed by high-performing HR professionals.

Master of Science in Kinesiology – Sport Management (MSK)

Develops advanced critical thinking skills by applying an emphasis on ethical decision-making and social responsibility. Graduates are prepared for advanced or specialized roles in the sport business profession.

Master of Science in Learning, Technology, and Design (MS-LTD)

Empowers instructional designers and digital specialists with applicable, authentic learning experiences. Graduates are prepared for meaningful employment in educational institutions, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

Master of Science in Management and Entrepreneurship (MSME)

Enriches students with an education that connects business theories with practical development strategies. This program emphasizes the importance of Christian ethics and moral leadership while embracing innovation.

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Empowers learners to take on new and expanded leadership roles as a nurse. This program prepares students for a rewarding and flexible career as a practitioner in family-focused healthcare settings while caring for patients from across the lifespan.

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Education (MSN)

Empowers learners to take on new and expanded leadership roles as a nurse. This program equips nurses to take on educator roles in community college or hospital settings. Students receive professional development in clinical and academic settings.

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Leadership (MSN)

Equips learners with the critical competencies needed to take on top-level, nonclinical leadership roles. Graduates are equipped with a foundation of ethical decision making which will help them succeed.

Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Empowers learners to take on new and expanded leadership roles as a nurse. This program prepares students for a wide range of pediatric primary care practitioner opportunities while caring for patients ages birth to 21 years old.

Masters of Educational Administration

Sharpens skills in planning, organizing, delegating and leading through a variety of activities and experiences. Graduates are equipped to enter into principalships or assistant principalships and district-wide administrative positions.

Tuition and Fees

at a glance

Graduate Tuition

$585
per credit hour