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The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Parenting and Child - Adolescent (Dobson Center) from Liberty University is designed to train you in biblical counseling principles and strategies. 

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling - Parenting and Child - Adolescent (Dobson Center) from Liberty University  will provide ministry professionals and pastors with the tools they need to help parents and their children grow together. Courses in this degree feature essential training for human services counseling workers who seek to offer services in areas such as leadership, counseling families, addictions counseling, and addictions recovery. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Parent and Child/Adolescent Development Program?

If you are looking for a child counseling degree and want to give families important parenting skills training, the parent and child/adolescent development area of study for the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling will help you explore parent-child relational problems and identify solutions. These insights can help you address conflict and poor communication in families, and learn the parent counseling skills that will allow you to equip parents and help correct issues in the home.

What Are the Benefits of Pursuing Liberty’s Human Services Degree Online?

  • Complete your coursework on a schedule that fits your life with Liberty University’s award-winning online learning environment.
  • Study a balanced perspective on the theological principles that underlie psychology, giving you effective parent, child, and adolescent counseling techniques with a firm biblical worldview.
  • Be mentored by professors with real-world experience in human services and counseling while you explore the cutting-edge scholarship and methods for parenting skills and child and adolescent development.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Human Services Counseling

  • Associate pastor
  • Caseworker
  • Child advocate
  • Church counselor
  • Family therapist
  • Outpatient care counselor

Students who complete a degree in Christian counseling, like the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling, will be equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas including marriage and family counseling, addiction counseling, and counseling women. Graduates of the parent and child/adolescent track will be equipped for specialized parent counseling and family therapy ministry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child and Family Development
  • Human Growth and Lifespan Development
  • Childhood Issues, Trauma, and Abuse
  • Healthy Sexuality: Biblical and Developmental

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 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 18 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 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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