Pastoral Counseling - Leadership (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
18 months
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565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
565 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Pastoral Counseling - Leadership (Online) degree is designed so that you can become a biblical counselor in Christian ministries and agency-based, non-licensure settings. 

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Overview

In Liberty University ’s Pastoral Counseling - Leadership (Online) degree, you will study psychology and the Christian understanding of human nature and God’s creation that informs biblical counseling.

The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling provides a balanced treatment of spiritual and mental health guidance, which can help equip you as a ministry professional already in the field or if you want to move into a non-licensure Christian counseling role.

The leadership area of study for the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling can help prepare you to handle the administrative and organizational challenges faced by church leaders and ministry professionals. If you find yourself called to leadership in biblical counseling or want to take on more ministry responsibility, then you may benefit from the practical and field-tested Christian leadership methods of our Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling – Leadership.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Pastoral Counseling – Leadership

As you complete a degree in Christian counseling, like the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, you can become more equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas, including marriage and family counseling or addiction counseling.

As a graduate of the leadership area of study, you can be better equipped for ministry leadership positions and the organization and management of Christian counseling ministry. Some of the careers you could pursue include: 

  • Associate pastor
  • Church counselor
  • Lay ministry leader
  • Life coach
  • Outpatient care counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Pastoral Counseling Internship 
  • Biblical Foundations of Leadership
  • The Life of Leaders
  • Team Leadership & Conflict Resolution
  • Mission, Vision & Strategic Planning 

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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