Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response and Trauma (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
18 months
Duration
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response and Trauma (Online) degree is designed to train ministry professionals and church leaders to become Christian counselors in ministry and agency-based, non-licensure settings. 

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Overview

Students in Liberty University ’s Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response and Trauma (Online) degree will study psychology and the Christian understanding of human nature and God’s creation that informs biblical counseling. The online pastoral counseling master’s degree 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 crisis response and trauma area of study offers training for ministry professionals who want to help communities and individuals recover from life-altering tragedies and emergencies. The skills and knowledge gained through the crisis response and trauma track will equip Christian counselors with the tools needed to identify and address the effects of events such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks, abuse, and personal tragedy that damage individuals, families, and whole communities’ ability to have healthy relationships and lead successful lives.

Crisis Response and Trauma Potential Career Options

Students who complete a degree in Christian counseling like the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling will be equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas including marriage and family counseling, addiction counseling, and counseling women.

With the crisis response and trauma area of study, students will be equipped for private and public disaster relief and support positions and ministries, as well as individual and group trauma therapy ministry. Students may also be able to pursue additional requirements for state licensure and pursue licensed clinical counseling practice.

  • Associate pastor
  • Church counselor
  • Life coach
  • Pastor
  • Trauma counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Pastoral Counseling Internship 
  • f the following courses:
  • Crisis & First Responder Training: Skills & Techniques
  • Acute Stress, Grief & Trauma

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA is required for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    13560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    13560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • PT tuition per credit: $615

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.

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