Throughout Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Religion - Pastoral Counseling (Online) , you’ll study core topics in theology, biblical studies, and ministry practice. Our goal is to help you explore rewarding ministry opportunities in churches, parachurch settings, and nonprofit settings. Additionally, our MAR in Pastoral Counseling degree online can help you prepare for future academic studies or pursue employment in higher education.
Learn how to provide effective pastoral care and counseling. With Liberty’s religion and pastoral counseling master’s degree, you can prepare to help meet the personal and spiritual needs of people in your ministry team and congregation. Partner with us and gain the tools you need to pursue God’s calling on your life.
Potential Career Options with a Master’s in Pastoral Counseling and Religion
Our Master of Arts in Religion – online pastoral counseling degree is designed to help you tackle challenges in active, full-time ministry roles at churches and parachurch organizations. You could also pursue opportunities for college-level and non-licensure K-12 religious studies teaching.
Some of the roles you may qualify for include:
- Adjunct religion instructor
- Associate pastor
- Church education administrator
- K-12 religion instructor (non-licensure)
- Lay ministry leader
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- New Testament Orientation
- Old Testament Orientation
- Systematic Theology
- Integration of Psychology & Theology
- Theology & Spirituality in Counseling
- Premarital & Marital Counseling
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Counselling Psychology View 260 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
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- Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing.
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International16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
National16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State16950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
- PT tuition per credit: $615
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.