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

Are you passionate about helping others in the context of a Christian environment? At Liberty, you can pursue a biblical counseling degree and better prepare for a career in Christian counseling. Join the Pastoral Counseling - General (Online) degree at Liberty University.

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Overview

With a Master of Arts (MA) in Pastoral Counseling - General (Online) from Liberty University , you can take courses that will sharpen and challenge you in both the education and counseling field from a biblical perspective. In addition, our general track allows you to hone your skills with a wide selection of courses available across our specializations for pastoral counseling.

Whether you are currently serving as a pastor and want to bolster your counseling skills or are seeking positions of added responsibility, a biblical counseling degree online can help.

Potential Career Opportunities for Pastoral Counseling Graduates

As a graduate of our masters in pastoral counseling, you may be better equipped to pursue a variety of positions, including: 

  • Associate pastor
  • Church counselor
  • Ministry director
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Premarital counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Doctrines for Pastoral Counselors
  • Multicultural Issues in Pastoral Counseling
  • Spiritual Formation in Pastoral Counseling 
  • Crisis Intervention in Pastoral Counseling
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Theories & Techniques in Pastoral Counseling 

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

    Funding

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