Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Crisis Counseling Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Crisis Counseling Online Degree Program

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Take Your First Steps Toward Becoming a Crisis Counselor!

Have you ever wanted to pursue a career as a Crisis Counselor or you are looking to expand your current knowledge in psychology and counseling? Liberty University’s online Psychology degree in Crisis Counseling will set you on the path of success by developing your professional skills and helping you to gain an understanding of the effects of crises on human behavior and development. With core courses in areas such as Social Psychology and the Integration of Psychology and Christianity, you will build strong foundational knowledge in psychology and counseling people through crises. The Crisis Counseling program will also allow you to assist those in emergencies by offering a Christian perspective.

We have created our online Crisis Counseling degree with your success in mind. The Online Degree in Psychology was established to build your understanding of development and influence based on current Christian theories. Designed to be completed in four years or less, our program will allow you to continue to work while going to college 100% online. Our goal is to support you as both a student and as a professional.

Why Choose Liberty’s Crisis Counseling Program?

Are you looking for a career that will help you make a positive impact on those who face crises? Liberty University’s Crisis Counseling degree program has been designed to help integrate your faith into your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and to use the power of faith and education to transform people and the world. Whether you are currently serving in the Crisis Counseling field or looking to start a new career, our online Psychology degree in Crisis Counseling will make you stand out as a Christ-centered, ethical, and value-driven professional.

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Benefits of an Online Crisis Counseling Program

  • By earning your Crisis Counseling Degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • The Bachelor Degree in Psychology is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
  • According to the Occupational Information Network, clinical areas of psychology are expected to grow up to 19% by 2024, so students who complete a graduate-level program can expect a good outlook on employment opportunities.
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders and experts in the Crisis Counseling field from across the country.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • College credit for military training.

Honor Society and Advanced Certificates

  • Did you know Liberty University has a Psi Chi Honor Society chapter? Learn more about membership opportunities.
  • Liberty University has worked closely with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) to offer certificates of completion for many of our Psychology courses. For a complete list of courses, contact one of our Admission Counselors today.
  • Students in the online degree in Psychology who complete PSYC 450 (Children in Healthcare) will be eligible to pursue Child Life Specialist Certification.
    • During this course, students will learn basic principles of human development and the psychological well-being of children as well as work with their professor to prepare for the certification exam.

Program Format for the Online Degree in Psychology

  • 100% online
  • 120 total hours
    • 45 hours are dedicated to Psychology and Crisis Counseling
  • 16-week internship
  • Up to 75% of the hours may be transferred in from previous coursework.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Crisis Counseling Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Degree in Crisis Counseling

The Crisis Counseling program was designed to prepare you for a challenging but fulfilling career focused on providing counseling services before, during, or after crises.

Potential careers include:

  • Crisis Counselor
  • Corporate Crisis Manager
  • Community Relations
  • Crisis Care