M.A. In Human Services Counseling Degree Christian Ministries Degree

Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling — Christian Ministries

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Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling — Christian Ministries

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The Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Christian Ministries Prepares You for Christian Counseling Ministry

An increasing amount of individuals are seeking counseling and guidance to establish proper coping techniques and receive positive spiritual guidance for their life. Liberty University’s master’s degree in human services counseling with a specialization in Christian ministries is designed to equip you with a comprehensive study of human behavior in ministry. You will be challenged in unique approaches to meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention, as well as remediation of problems and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations.

Provided in a flexible and affordable 100% online program format, our M.A. in Human Services Counseling degree allows you to customize your online distance learning program for convenience in degree completion. Our master’s degree online courses are taught by seasoned professors in the field of counseling with the ability to meet both your academic and spiritual needs. This degree will help further your career and take you one step closer to achieving your passions. 

Please note that Liberty’s online master’s in human services counseling degree does not lead to state licensure as a counselor. If you are interested in a licensure degree, please see our Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, or Master of Education in School Counseling.

What Will You Learn in the Master’s in Human Services Counseling – Church Ministries Online Degree?

  • Strategic-driven ministries
  • Teaching and communication
  • Youth and student ministries

Liberty’s human services counseling master’s degree will provide training in integrating spirituality and counseling, interpersonal communication, and youth ministry to provide you with a well-rounded education. You will have the ability to reach diverse ages and people groups for increased ministry success. Please note that while human services counseling is a non-licensure program, licensure programs do exist in the Master of Arts in Professional Counseling and the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, if you decide licensure best aligns with achieving your vision.

Potential Career Options for Graduates of the Online Christian Ministries Degree

  • Chaplain
  • Children and family pastor
  • Minister of education
  • Outreach coordinator
  • Youth pastor

Online Human Services Counseling Degree Highlights

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America. Earning your online Christian ministries degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our online M.A. in Human Services Counseling – Christian Ministries in as little as 1 year.

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

 

30

Credit Hours

1

Year (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Interested in studying on campus?

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jan 16, 2023

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

 

Ranked among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

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Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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