Becoming a pastoral counselor allows for incredible ministry opportunities. Imagine being entrusted with your congregation’s emotional and spiritual well-being. You will have the chance to minister to countless individuals at a time when they need it most.
Whether you are looking to become a full-time counselor in your church, a non-licensed marriage and family counselor, or even a pastor, this graduate degree will put you on the right track. Our experienced team of professors have spent years in pastoral ministry, so you can trust that your courses will highlight the exact skill set you’ll need.
Why Choose M.A. in Pastoral Counseling degree at Liberty University
Wherever you see your ministry taking you, you want to be fully prepared to make the most positive impact. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree in pastoral counseling can help you gain the skillset, knowledge, and experience necessary to minister to your clients, congregation, and community.
Our team of pastoral counseling professors are excited about sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience as they lead the next generation of Christians in the field of behavioral sciences. With over 140 years of pastoral counseling experience between them, our faculty knows the ins and outs of providing exceptional care to those working through grief and trauma. Choose Liberty and learn from the best in the field.
Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC.
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- Crisis Response and Trauma
- Discipleship and Church Ministry
- Marriage and Family
- Pastoral Counseling
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Liberty’s admission deadline is flexible, and we accept applications on a rolling admission basis.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology View 666 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
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- Admission application
- Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 2.0 GPA or higher
- 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
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International9810 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
National9810 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.