Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery

MA in Pastoral Counseling - Addictions & Recovery

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Liberty University's online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Addictions and Recovery program will preapare you to serve in the local church in nonprofessional counseling roles, as well as in other ministry settings.

In this program, you will learn to treat addictions, along with overseeing the recovery process from a Christian worldview. Courses will cover the diagnosis and treatment of substance and sexual addictions, the biological aspects related to addictions and recovery, and the treatment processes.

Graduates of this program are prepared for a variety of positions. This degree may meet the requirements to serve as a military chaplain or assist students seeking professional licensure; however, licensure requirements are not completely met through this program.

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

*Optional Intensives are available

Credit Hours

  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

Potential Career Fields

  • Church counselor
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Rehabilitation specialist

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