Pastoral Counseling - Community Chaplaincy (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
18 months
Duration
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Community Chaplaincy (Online) degree is designed to train ministers 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 - Community Chaplaincy (Online) degree will study how psychology, human nature, theory, and practice inform biblical counseling. Additionally, students will study the mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of people.

The community chaplaincy area of study for the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling provides Christian counseling and pastoral care training designed for public or private chaplaincy roles. The community chaplaincy area of study will cover biblical counseling practices and psychological theory necessary to becoming a Christian counselor or chaplain in a non-licensure setting.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Community Chaplaincy

  • Associate pastor
  • Chaplain
  • Church counselor
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Pastor
  • Women’s ministry director

Students who complete a degree in Christian counseling can become equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in several areas. This degree seeks to prepare you for counseling in marriage and family settings, crisis counseling, and counseling women. Students may be eligible to pursue chaplaincy positions in many settings with the community chaplaincy area of study’s specialized content. Many chaplaincy roles, however, may require additional content and specialized chaplaincy training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Pastoral Counseling Internship 
  • Introduction to Chaplaincy Ministry
  • Spiritual & Professional Development of the Chaplain 

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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