Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
18 months
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565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
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Whether you are a pastor who desires to counsel your flock, or you want to minister to those who struggle with addiction and want to help them onto the road of recovery, Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (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

In Liberty University ’s Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (Online) degree, you will study psychology and the Christian understanding of human nature that informs biblical counseling. By pursuing your online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, you will study how to help provide a balanced treatment of spiritual and mental health counseling practices. With training like this, you can be better equipped to minister to those who are serving in ministry roles.

The addictions and recovery area of study for the online pastoral counseling master’s degree is designed to train you in specialized diagnosis and treatment for clients who want to break out of the cycle of addiction to harmful substances or sexual behaviors. This training can help give you a thorough understanding of the biological and mental aspects of addiction and how the recovery process works so that you can be better prepared to guide clients through their journey to better mental and spiritual health.

Potential Career Options with a Pastoral Counseling Degree

When you complete a degree in Christian counseling, like the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, you can be better equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas, including marriage and family counseling, crisis counseling, and counseling women.

With the addiction and recovery area of study, you can be more prepared for a role in substance abuse counseling and addiction recovery care. Some of the roles you could pursue include:

  • Associate pastor
  • Church counselor
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Substance abuse counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Pastoral Counseling Internship 
  • Addictions & the Recovery Process
  • Biological Aspects of Addiction & Recovery
  • Treatment & the Recovery Process 

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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