M.A. in Pastoral Counseling

Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (M.A.)

Admissions Information
Liberty University Online Program

Residential Program

Be prepared to serve in non-clinical counseling opportunities through church or other ministry settings. The Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling degree from the School of Behavioral Sciences will equip you with a strong understanding of biblical counseling principles and strategies that will help you meet the needs of others.


Academic Information

Cognates

  • Addictions & Recovery - Online
  • Crisis Response & Trauma - Residential & Online
  • Discipleship & Church Ministry - Residential & Online
  • Leadership - Residential & Online
  • Life Coaching - Online
  • Marriage & Family - Residential & Online
  • Military Resilience - Online
  • Pastoral Counseling - Residential & Online
  • Theology - Residential & Online

Because course offerings can change semester to semester, check the course catalog when registering to determine what courses are only offered in the online format.

Courses

Sampling of program courses:

  • PACO 509 Spiritual Formation in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course
  • PACO 604 Crisis Intervention in Pastoral Counseling
  • PACO 615 Marriage and Family Counseling
  • PACO 617 Theories and Techniques in Pastoral Counseling – Intensive course

Internship

Program of study

Visit Liberty's Registrar page for Degree Completion Plans


Career Opportunities

  • Local churches
  • Ministry-based organizations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Agencies 

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