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B.S. in Psychology: Counseling

Residential Counseling Program (B.S.)

Get ready for your future in the mental health field with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Counseling from Liberty University. Build a strong foundational knowledge of counseling and psychotherapy that will prepare you for graduate studies in clinical counseling and related fields. Study counseling theories and techniques and interact with common counseling issues both in the classroom and in professional settings.

Learn from professors who are grounded in their Christian worldview and are experienced in their fields. Gain insight into counseling people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Liberty’s Department of Psychology provides lab rooms for you to engage with applied studies. These rooms are equipped with audio and video recording technology for instructor review and feedback. And the PSYC 499 Internship gives you the opportunity to shadow a professional in the field and gain applied learning through experience. 


Academic Information for the B.S. in Psychology: Counseling

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Psychology (B.S.) – Counseling – Resident

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Counseling Courses You Could Take

  • Overview of Theory and Treatment of Substance Abuse (PSYC 305)
  • Multicultural Counseling & Research Issues
  • Marriage and Family (PSYC 361)
  • Theories in Counseling and Psychotherapy (PSYC 371)
  • Counseling Processes and Techniques (PSYC 460)

Start Your Career in Psychology


Career Opportunities for Psychology: Counseling  Graduates

  • Case Worker
  • Counselor Aide
  • Group Home Coordinator
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Residential Youth Counselor
  • Social Service Coordinator