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Pastoral Counseling

Regent University

24 months
595 USD/credit 8925 USD/year
595 USD/credit 8925 USD/year
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The Pastoral Counseling program from Regent University will equip you with biblically centered counseling tools to help others through decisions and crises. 


The Pastoral Counseling program from Regent University draws from the Christian psychology, mental health counseling and clinical pastoral education fields.

Through this master's in pastoral counseling degree, you will:

  • Learn how to address legal, ethical and liability issues.
  • Evaluate treatment issues and gain guidance for referral and collaboration.
  • Integrate biblically based strategies for effective emotional and spiritual healing.


  • Pastoral Care
  • Family Service Centers
  • Christian Schools
  • Church Counseling Centers
  • Coaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Ethics in the Human Services Fields
  • Helping Skills & Techniques
  • Addictive Behavior & Substance Abuse
  •  Marriage & Relationship Counseling
  •  Community & Crisis Counseling
  • Multicultural Awareness & Individual Diversity

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee 
  • Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
  • Complete Your Academic Background Questionnaire
  • Government-Issued ID
  • Hold a B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited college or university. Desirable degrees include those in counseling, psychology or related human behavioral fields. Other degree fields will also be considered.
  • Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA for all undergraduate coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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