Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Leadership

MA Pastoral Counseling - Leadership

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The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Leadership online program from Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences provides students with practical tools to counsel those in Christian ministry. Topics covered in this program range from planning the mission, vision, and strategy of a church, to developing the biblical foundations of leadership. Students will also gain the knowledge essential for preventing ministry failure and burnout.

Graduates of this program are equipped to provide godly counsel and assist in conflict resolution. 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 Rawlings 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

  • Church Counselor
  • Human Services Specialist
  • Life Coach
  • Outpatient Care Counselor
  • Trauma Counselor


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