Transfer Policy - Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

General Transfer Policies

  • Regionally or Nationally Accredited Institution, approved through the Department of Education
  • Grade of B or higher
  • 80% course equivalency
  • At least 3 semester hours (5 quarter hours) per course
  • Taken from a graduate program in a closely related field
  • Credit will not be awarded for life experience or continuing education workshops 

Degree-Specific Transfer Policies

  • Credit limit of 12 hours for the 48-hour track or 15 hours for the 60-hour track  
  • Course limit of 8 years of age
  • Completed bachelor’s/master’s degrees are non-transferrable.

Note: This is determined at the time of transcript receipt at Liberty. If the master’s degree is completed at the transfer institution after transcript receipt at Liberty, then please check with your state board from which you will be seeking licensure.

The following courses are non-transferable:

  • COUN 500 (Orientation to Counselor Profession Identity & Function)

  • COUN 501 (Counselor Professional Identity, Function & Ethics)
  • COUN 505 (Counseling Techniques and the Helping Relationship)
  • COUN 506 (Integration of Psychology & Theology)
  • COUN 507 (Theology & Spirituality in Counseling)
  • COUN 512 (Group Process)
  • COUN 598 (Counseling Practicum)
  • COUN 667 (Clinical Diagnosis & Treatment Planning)
  • COUN 670 (Comprehensive Exam-CPCE)
  • COUN 671 (Comprehensive Exam-Integration)
  • COUN 698 (Practicum)
  • COUN 699 (Internship)