Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Crisis Response and Trauma

MA in Pastoral Counseling - Crisis Response & Trauma

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The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Crisis Response and Trauma online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences equips students to meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and groups who have experienced a trauma, disaster, or other crisis.
This program provides students with the skills to counsel individuals in a variety of situations-from post-traumatic stress disorder to natural or man-made disasters. They will also gain a solid understanding of the biblical principles crucial to establishing ethical strategies in crisis counseling. Graduates of this program will have greater knowledge of how crisis and trauma can shape a person’s ability to cope with life. This degree may assist students seeking professional licensure, although it does not meet all licensure requirements.

Quick Facts

2016-2017 Tuition

  • $395 per credit hour (0-8 credit hours or 16+ credit hours)
  • $2,750 Graduate School of Divinity block rate for students enrolled in 9-15 credit hours


Program Delivery Format

  • Online and Residential


Credit Hours

  • 36 total hours
  • Up to 12 credit hours can be transferred in


Potential Career Fields

  • Chaplain
  • Church Counselor
  • Life Coach
  • Pastor
  • Trauma Counselor


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