Pastoral Counseling - Theology (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 - Theology (Online) degree is designed to train ministry professionals and church leaders to become pastoral counselors in Christian ministries and agency-based, non-licensure settings. 

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Overview

During Liberty University ’s Pastoral Counseling - Theology (Online) degree, you will study psychology and the Christian understanding of human nature that informs biblical counseling. You will also be provided with balanced training in spiritual and mental health issues, which can help equip you for success in your current ministry or in a future Christian counseling role.

If you want to enhance your ministry and personal growth through advanced studies in the Christian faith, the theology area of study in our pastoral studies counseling degree allows you to pair in-depth, Christ-centered theology courses with your counseling training. The profound biblical truths taught in our theology courses can help prepare students like you to provide pastoral care in non-licensure human services settings, local churches, or counseling centers that do not require you to hold a professional counseling license.

Career Options with a Master’s in Pastoral Counseling – Theology

  • Associate pastor
  • Church counselor
  • Lay ministry leader
  • Outpatient care counselor
  • Teaching pastor

A degree in Christian counseling can help equip you for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas — including marriage and family counseling, addiction counseling, and counseling women. Graduates of the theology area of study will receive enhanced, graduate-level theology training that may open up ministry and academic teaching opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crisis Intervention in Pastoral Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Pastoral Counseling Internship 
  • Systematic Theology 
  • Doctrine of God
  • Public Theology 

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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