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Counselor Education & Family Studies

Get Your Graduate Degree in Counseling from a Christian University


It’s Your Career. Make a Difference.

Get ready for a fulfilling career in the professional counseling 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 the quality of training you’re looking for.

Here, you can develop the soft skills you’ll need for the rapidly growing human services field.


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.

Study the theory and practice of counseling with a faculty of experienced professionals who are grounded in their faith and who share your passion for the field.

Be the difference in someone’s life. Be a counselor.


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Accreditation and Awards for Our Counseling Programs



CACREP Accredited Counseling Programs


Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

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

Marriage and Family Counseling (M.A.)

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


School Counseling (M.Ed.)

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

Counselor Education & Supervision (Ph.D.)

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


Additional Counseling Licensure Programs

Professional Counseling (M.A.)

Addiction Counseling


Marriage and Family Therapy (M.A.)