Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

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Today you have the opportunity to make an important decision that could significantly improve your career, impact the lives of others, and influence your capacity to shape the future of professional counseling. By choosing to earn your Master of Arts in Professional Counseling you can set that opportunity in motion.

Liberty University’s online M.A. in Professional Counseling is a 60-hour graduate level program designed to prepare you for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC). The faculty provide quality professional training from a faith-based perspective. Our mission is to produce ethically and spiritually aware mental health counselors who possess the knowledge, values, skills, and personal disposition to promote the mental health and holistic wellness of clients across diverse populations. Our mission is achieved in significant measure through offering rigorous academic programs, dynamic interaction with mentors and faculty, and carefully structured practica and internships.

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Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 60 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

Degree Information & Requirements

Potential Career Options

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

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