MA Pastoral Counseling - Leadership
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Leadership

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. Students are encouraged to evaluate their own specific needs and to take advantage of available resources for personal and professional development as they seek a degree relevant to the field of pastoral counseling which is a non-licensed profession in the majority of the United States.

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 six 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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