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About

The 100% online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University is designed to train ministry professionals and church leaders to become Christian counselors in church and agency-based, non-licensure settings. 

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Overview

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.

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theology and Spirituality in Counseling
  • Healthy Sexuality
  • Gerontology and Counseling
  • Counseling Women

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

36 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

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

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.
  • 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!

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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