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The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Criminal Justice from Liberty University is designed for human services professionals who need additional, graduate-level training for career advancement or for students who are just entering the human services and mental health support field. 

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Criminal Justice from Liberty University  does not require any on-campus visits and has no thesis requirement, making it easier for you to fit graduate courses into your busy schedule.

As a Christian college, Liberty University is invested in training human services professionals who can apply the best available scientific research and clinical tools to their practice with a biblical worldview. As such, the online master’s in human services counseling can equip you to better serve clients who struggle with life’s challenges by addressing their social, psychological, and spiritual needs.

The criminal justice area of study for the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling is designed to equip human services professionals to apply theories of counseling and human behavior to support mental health and personal growth in the criminal justice system. The selection of criminal justice administration and management skills in the criminal justice track will help you pursue a role in criminal justice leadership, providing hands-on ministry opportunities to counsel and rehabilitate criminals and juvenile delinquents.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master’s in Human Services Counseling – Criminal Justice Degree?

Do you have a passion for studying the human mind and finding the best way to help people improve their lives by changing their behavior? With the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling degree, you can embark on the fascinating study of human behavior and psychology while applying this knowledge to help solve specific, real-world problems in the counseling and mental health field.

The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling provides a balance of field-tested practice and cutting-edge research in behavioral sciences so that you can be confident that your approach to treatment will be backed by solid scientific study while still maintaining a biblical worldview in ethics and practice.

If you are trying to branch out from a human services role to serve in a criminal justice organization, the criminal justice area of study is designed to give you the advanced research in human behavior and criminal justice administration that you’ll need. Students who are looking for a master’s in criminal justice but want to focus on mental health will be best served by the criminal justice track for the online master’s in human services counseling.

Potential Career Options for Graduates of the Online Master’s in Human Services Counseling – Criminal Justice Degree

The online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling will give students the mental health and counseling skills they need to make them useful in private, public, and nonprofit human services settings. These settings include Christian counseling ministries, youth ministries, community service agencies, group homes, outreach services, in-home mental health support services, probation agencies, and other types of casework and support settings where counseling skills are needed.

Chaplaincy may be an option in some cases. However, many roles will require additional training or a seminary degree.

Here are some other positions you may be qualified for:

  • Behavioral disorder counselor
  • Casework manager
  • Chaplain
  • Juvenile detention/youth counselor
  • Police administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice Integration
  • Administration of Justice Organizations
  • H.R. Management in Criminal Justice Organizations
  • Topics and Trends in Criminal Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above GPA for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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