Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
18 months
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About

If that sounds like you, Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling (Online) degree can help. Our program is designed to train ministry professionals and church leaders to become Christian counselors in churches and non-licensure agencies. 

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Overview

With the pastoral counseling cognate, you can learn how to help people of various ages and backgrounds thrive mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

Students in Liberty University ’s counseling program will study clinically and biblically sound methods for understanding human nature, responding to challenging life circumstances, and providing guidance that addresses the root of human struggles. Whether you are already serving as a ministry professional or just getting started in the field, Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling (Online)  degree can help equip you to fill a variety of Christian counseling roles.

Potential Career Options for Graduates with a Degree in Pastoral Counseling

Liberty’s Christian counseling degree online can equip you to serve the people within your church using biblically sound counseling methods. Some of the roles you may qualify for after completing this program include:

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Integration of Psychology & Theology
  • Theology & Spirituality in Counseling
  • Healthy Sexuality
  • Gerontology & Counseling
  • Counseling Women 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Liberty University’s online academic calendar provides the flexibility of 3 semesters: fall, spring, and summer with multiple intakes.

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.
  • Admission application
    • Application fee
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
    • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

    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

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