Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

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Learn how to counsel from a biblical perspective

When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Moody, you can learn how to counsel and work with families from a biblical perspective. Learn to apply interpersonal people skills as you gain an understanding of social work values and opportunities. You’ll get an overview of the counseling field, study with professors who invest in you, and learn to differentiate various personality theorist modalities.

When you study at Moody Bible Institute, your ministry-focused education prepares you to serve God wherever He calls you. Learn from professors with real-life and academic experience as you engage in community with other students. You’ll gain life-transforming spiritual growth through your rigorous biblical and theological studies. At Moody, God transforms the world through you.


In 2021, Moody's Bachelor of Science in Ministry Leadership, Children and Family concentration, was ranked #1 Best Online Bachelor's Degree in Youth Ministry by


#21 Best Christian Colleges in America | Niche 2023


#11 Best College Location in America | Niche 2023

Bachelor of Arts in Human Services



On-campus residential: Full-tuition scholarship sponsored by donors. You pay room, board, and books.
Off-campus commuter: $370 per credit hour

Additional financial aid includes loans, grants, scholarships, and VA benefits. Find out more at

Student Life

Spiritual Enrichment at Chapel and Conferences
300 Chicago Ministry Sites
Student-Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Over 50,000 Living Alumni

With this degree, you can become a:

  • Social Worker
  • Youth Outreach Assistant
  • Human Services Professional
  • Crisis Pregnancy Counselor

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “At Moody, you’ll find community in your Bro-Sis [residential program], at your on-campus job, in your major, or on your floor. The people at Moody are so invested in ministry and in you. They’ll be your lifelong friends.”

    • Yangla ’20
      Elementary Education
  • “The professors want to talk about your skills and abilities and show you what kind of ministry is best for you, even if it’s not youth ministry at a local church. My professors were my favorite part of the program.”

    • Tim ’17
      Youth Ministry
  • “I love my Practical Christian Ministry and the children, community, and families I get to serve. My mentors have been incredible in my life. They pair my training with my Moody education to help me grow.”

    • Emily ’21
      Ministry to Women