Houston Graduate School of Theology

DPC Degree Program

Doctor of Professional Counseling Degree


The Doctor of Professional Counseling (DPC) degree is an advanced professional degree designed to meet the educational, spiritual, and professional needs of therapists who have completed a master’s degree in counseling and who have also acquired LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and/or LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) credentials from the state where they practice.

The 3.5-year program provides opportunities for students to specialize in one of the following:

  • Addictions and compulsive behaviors

  • Relationship dynamics

  • Trauma, grief, and loss

  • Life cycle

  • Sex and sexuality

Admission requirements include the MAC or its equivalent. (46 credit hours)   

Dr. Becky Towne, Academic Dean, Field Education Supervisor
4300-C West Bellfort
Houston, Texas 77035
713-942-9505 x219
713-942-9506 (fax)