Master of Arts in Interpersonal Relations

The Master of Arts in Interpersonal Relations degree is a non-licensed degree for pastors, human resource directors, teachers, coaches, nurses, law enforcement officers, managers, student affairs personnel on college and university campuses, lay people, and others who require counseling skills in the workplace.

Admissions Requirements

In order to be considered for enrollment in one of the graduate programs at Grace, you must fulfill certain admission requirements. Below is a list of the requirements for the Master of Arts Interpersonal Relationships program.

  • A baccalaureate degree
  • Undergraduate GPA: minimum 3.0
  • Complete the application process
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Background Check

Application deadline: August 1
After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

Paper application fee: include a $30 non-refundable application fee with your application. To avoid this fee, apply online!

Unless otherwise specified, submit the requested information to:
Grace College
Office of Graduate & Adult Enrollment
ATTN: Dean of Enrollment Management
200 Seminary Drive
Winona Lake, Indiana 46590
Fax: 574.372.5120

Two personal references are required. Complete the top portion of each form and forward them to qualified individuals (not relatives) who know you well. It will be returned by your reference person directly to our Graduate and Adult Enrollment Office.

Please submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Office of Graduate & Adult Enrollment (address above).  A CV elaborates on education to a greater degree than a résumé and includes a listing of any professional history including employment, academic credential, publication, contribution or significant achievement.

Please go to and click on "national" to request a criminal background check. This document may not automatically be sent to you. If the electronic report is made available to you when you submit your information online, please save or print it and then email to You can also mail a copy to the Graduate and Adult Enrollment Office (address above).

  • The Department Chair may be in contact to schedule a personal interview after receiving your personal questionnaire and all other application pieces.

Tuition Deposit

Submit your Tuition Deposit
A deposit of $250 is required of all graduate students accepting admission to Grace College.

Applicant Name:


2013 - 2014 Tuition and Costs

  • Per credit hour $522
  • Hybrid online add $125 tech fee per course
  • Per audit hour $176

*A minimum enrollment is required for each class. If a class does not meet minimum enrollment requirements, Grace College & Seminary reserves the right to cancel the class at the time that it is typically offered.


Email Graduate Admissions or call 877-607-0012.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Checklist

Male citizens of the U.S. and male immigrant aliens 18 through 25 years old must be registered with the U.S. Selective Service System to be eligible for federal student loans and grants. Men can register at any post office or register online.

  • Apply and be accepted for admission to Grace College.
  • The FAFSA must be completed and mailed to the government as soon as possible after January 1st. Grace's Federal School Code is 001800. June 30th is the deadline.
  • File the FAFSA form online (preferred for Indiana residents).
  • Apply for one of our scholarships.
  • Documents or clarifying information requested by Grace College’s Office of Student Financial Aid Services must be submitted within 30 days by the student and/or parent. Notify the Student Financial Aid Office if you will be receiving any outside sources of financial aid.
  • Upon receiving the Student Aid Notification letter from Grace College, the student must carefully follow all the instructions that are listed.

Additional information about student financial aid may be secured by contacting:

Grace College & Seminary
Office of Student Financial Aid Services
200 Seminary Drive
Winona Lake, IN 46590
Telephone: 1-800-54-GRACE

Outside Scholarship and Loan Repayment Opportunities


Email the Office of Student Financial Aid or call 800-544-7223, ext. 6162.