Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Christian Counseling
|Dr. Tim Clinton, Executive Director of the Center for Counseling and Family Studies
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Christian Counseling is designed to help you understand the multi-faceted aspects of Christian Counseling. This specialization will allow you to learn more about counseling from a Christian perspective, equipping you to work in the Christian counseling fields of lay ministry.
In addition to gaining insight into the development and influence of personality based on current theories, you will delve into courses which discuss the diverse theoretical approaches of counseling and psychotherapy by evaluating associated methods and techniques, all biblically based.
This degree can prepare you for non-clinical positions in the field of psychology and counseling.
Attend our Virtual Open House and learn firsthand how earning your degree in psychology will help you reach your academic and professional goals. View our webinar schedule for upcoming event dates.
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Expand your degree options by choosing a Minor from the Bachelor's Degree Programs web page.
- 120 total hours
- 30 hours must be taken through Liberty University
- 50% (18 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty University
- 30 hours of upper-level courses are required as part of the 120 total hours
Potential Career Options
- Non-licensed Christian counselor
- Lay ministry Christian counseling
- Case Management
- Community Relations
- Mental Health Services
I am now receiving an extra 6% at work because of my Liberty degree…
"Liberty's ... program allowed me to get an accredited Psychology degree at my convenience. The schedule was flexible and the online library resources were awesome. I am now receiving an extra 6% at work because of my Liberty degree. I grew both intellectually and spiritually because of Liberty's emphasis on education from a Christian perspective."
- Robert N. Betancourt, BS in Psychology
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