Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Pastoral Counseling

Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral Counseling

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The online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling program offered by Liberty University School of Behavioral Sciences gives students a solid foundation from which to offer counsel based on biblical principles. The program equips students to be non-licensed counselors within the church, capable of providing guidance on a variety of issues. Students in this program gain knowledge of psychology, theology, gerontology, healthy sexuality, and counseling.

This degree may assist students in seeking professional licensure, although licensure requirements are not completely met through this program.

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


Credit Hours

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


Potential Career Fields

  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Counselor
  • Non-licensed Counselor
  • Pastor
  • Women’s Ministry Director


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