Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

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Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
School of Behavioral Sciences


Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Professional Counseling is designed to prepare you for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC). The program will develop ethical mental health counselors who possess the knowledge, values, and skills disposition to promote the mental health and holistic wellness of clients across diverse populations. You will be enrolled in rigorous academic programs, dynamic interaction with mentors and faculty, and carefully structured practicum and internships.

You will be equipped with an understanding in:

  • Group counseling.

  • Psychopathology and counseling.

  • Clinical diagnosis and treatment planning.

  • Multicultural counseling.

You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Addiction Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Human Services Counseling.


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Potential Career Options

  • Mental Health Agency
  • Counseling Center
  • Private Practice
  • Hospital Program
  • Other Public or Private Facility
  • Ministry-related Counseling