Marriage and Family Counseling, M.A. | Liberty University | Lynchburg, United States
36 months
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545 USD/credit 10900 USD/year
545 USD/credit 10900 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling at Liberty University will give you the tools you need to follow God’s calling in your life and enter a career field where you can make a difference for eternity.

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Overview

You can help bring healing to hurting couples, children, and parents by earning your Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling . Through this degree, you will learn research-based methods for premarital, adolescent, marriage, family, and substance abuse counseling, preparing you to serve a variety of clients.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling?

At Liberty University , we Train Champions for Christ. This means that we are dedicated to providing you with the foundational training you need for success in your future career. Our M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling program integrates cutting-edge research with a biblical worldview, preparing you for ministry to your clients’ physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

In addition to training you in patient care methods, our marriage and family counseling master’s degree is designed to help you become a licensed marriage and family therapist, providing you with the credential you need to make a difference in private practice, social services, the legal system, and beyond.

Accreditation

CACREP.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Orientation to Professional Identity and Function 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Marriage and Family Counseling 
  • Premarital and Marital Counseling
  • Counseling Children, Adolescents, and their Families 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Liberty’s admission deadline is flexible, and we accept applications on a rolling admission basis. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.7 GPA for admission
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed Transcript Request Form – official final college transcript showing a completed bachelor’s degree is required before first-semester enrollment
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
  • Contact information for 2 recommenders from professional sources (i.e. not family/friends)
  • Agreement to Mission Statement and Diversity Statement
  • Undergraduate prerequisites: 3 credit hours in statistics (can be taken after admission but must be taken in first two semesters in the program)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    10900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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