Students in the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University will study psychology and the Christian understanding of human nature and God’s creation that informs biblical counseling.
The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling provides a balanced treatment of spiritual and mental health which will equip ministry professionals already in the field or students who want to move into a Christian counseling role.
The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling gives students the option to receive on-campus training for 2 intensives and will culminate in an internship that will provide hands-on field experience in the student’s community.
The pastoral counseling concentration within the greater online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling provides a broad selection of additional biblical counseling topics that further expand a students’ ability to address different ministry needs in their practice. Students in the pastoral counseling track will have a deeper study of the theological principles underlying Christian counseling methods and will have the opportunity to customize the course content for specific pastoral care and counseling topics.
What Will You Learn in the Online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling?
The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling provides a broad set of foundational Christian counseling skills and knowledge along with field-specialized topic courses and hands-on skill areas.
Students who pursue biblical counseling training in the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling will learn how biblical principles of personhood and human nature are underlying in the science of psychology, and how mental health treatment benefits from spiritual health. Students in the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling will have the opportunity to pursue hands-on training on campus during 2 optional intensives, and all pastoral counseling students will gain experience in their own communities through the pastoral counseling internship.
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- Theology and Spirituality in Counseling
- Healthy Sexuality
- Gerontology and Counseling
- Counseling Women
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Counselling View 176 other Masters in Counselling in United States
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A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
- Proof of English proficiency
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International615 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
National615 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
- discounted graduate tuition of $395 per credit for part-time
- students attending full time or higher are eligible for a block rate of $2,750 per semester!
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