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Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling (M.A.)

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The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling is for those who do not plan to seek licensure or national certification, but who are interested in a master's degree that could provide them with possible career advancement. This degree is appropriate for individuals like pastors, human resource directors, teachers, coaches, nurses, law enforcement officers, managers and student affairs personnel in college or university settings, and others who may regularly apply psychological insights to their work activities or settings. This degree consists of 18 hours of core courses and 12 hours of electives typically from academic disciplines such as business, counseling, communication, education, religion and varied human services fields.


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Requirements

  • $50 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.0 GPA.
    • Official College Transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope or sent via an official electronic sending service such as E-Script, Parchment, National Clearinghouse, etc.)

    • If you would like for Liberty University to request that your college transcripts be submitted and do not have a current balance at your university, please complete the Transcript Request Form (for domestic students only).
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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