Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Theology

Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling - Theology

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Liberty University's online Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling — Theology program will provide an overview of the field of counseling from a Christian worldview. With an emphasis on systematic theology, the doctrine of God, and ethics within Christian ministry, you will be well equipped to provide counsel in a variety of church and ministry settings after completing this program.

Graduates of this program will be trained to integrate theological principles with psychological knowledge to provide compassionate pastoral and counseling care. This degree may meet the requirements to serve as a military chaplain or may assist students seeking professional licensure, although 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
  • Lay Pastor
  • Non-licensed Counselor
  • Teaching Pastor

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