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Counselor Education & Family Studies

Be the Difference in Someone’s Life. Be a Counselor.

Get ready for a fulfilling career in the mental health field where you can make an impact in the communities you serve. The Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies at Liberty University offers residential and online graduate degrees that will give you quality training to suit your ambitions.

Here, you can develop the soft skills you’ll need for the rapidly growing mental health field. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, mental health professions are projected to grow 22% in the next eight years – much faster than the average occupation.

Confidently pursue your calling with our CACREP accredited and licensure programs that will both equip and qualify you for licensed mental health and counseling professions.

Learn more about our Master’s degrees and Doctorate degree.


Ready to Enhance Your Journey in the Counseling Field?


Residential Counseling Programs

CACREP AccreditationClinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

Prepare for the Virginia requirements for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC).

CACREP AccreditationMarriage and Family Counseling (M.A.)

Prepare for the Virginia requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

 

Online Counseling Programs

Professional Counseling

CACREP AccreditationClinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) – Online

Prepare for the Virginia requirements for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC).

CACREP AccreditationSchool Counseling (M.Ed.) – Online

Get the specialized preparation you need to be a Licensed School Counselor in K-12 schools.

CACREP AccreditationCounselor Education & Supervision (Ph.D.) – Online

Become qualified to lead in higher education, in public, private, and government settings, and in professional counseling organizations.

 

Addiction Counseling (M.A.) – Online

Marriage and Family Therapy (M.A.) – Online