Students in the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Discipleship and Ministry from Liberty University 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 which will equip ministry professionals already in the field or students who want to move into a Christian counseling role.
Potential Career Options with an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling
Students who complete a degree in Christian counseling, like the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, will be equipped for ministry-based, non-licensure counseling roles in many areas including marriage and family counseling, addiction counseling, and counseling women.
Graduates of the discipleship and church ministry area of study will be equipped to start and support group ministries in a church or parachurch organization. Students may also be able to pursue additional requirements for state licensure and pursue licensed clinical counseling practice.
- Associate pastor
- Lay ministry leader
- Church counselor
- Life coach
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- Family Discipleship
- Small Group Ministries
- Leading the Healthy, Growing, Multiplying Church
- Church Administration
- 18 months
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- Admission application
- Application fee
- Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form
- Proof of English proficiency
International615 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
National615 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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