Master of Arts in Religion - Pastoral Counseling

Master of Arts in Religion - Pastoral Counseling

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Liberty University's online Master of Arts in Religion - Pastoral Counseling will give you a firm foundation in the psychological theories and counseling techniques necessary for providing individuals godly advisement. You will receive instruction regarding the integration of psychology with theology, premarital and marital therapy, and spirituality in counseling. In addition, courses such as hermeneutics, systematic theology, and apologetics give students a well-rounded knowledge of Scripture and evangelism. Graduates of this program will be ready to face the challenges of pastoral counseling with grace, wisdom, and discernment. 

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

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

Potential Career Fields

  • Church Counselor (non-licensed)
  • Chaplain
  • Family Pastor
  • Missionary
  • Teaching Pastor

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