Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Christian Counseling Online Degree Program

Online Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Christian Counseling

Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree Requirements  |  Potential Careers

Take your First Steps towards a Career as a Christian Counselor in Our B.S. in Psychology- Christian Counseling Online Program

Christian Counselors assist individuals, couples and families handle difficult times by providing support and guidance to overcome issues that might be surfacing from the past, gain freedom from the unhealthy patterns of behavior and ultimately work towards living a full and productive life. Counselors are trained to use their educational experience to address the unique needs that each person brings into counseling sessions. A Christian Counselor can provide counsel using biblically sound guidance and teaching.

If you have thought about pursuing a career as a Christian Counselor or are looking to expand your current knowledge in psychology and counseling, then Liberty University’s online Bachelor’s degree in Psychology -Christian Counseling is right for you! You will be set on the path to success by developing your professional skills and gain an understanding of human behavior and development through this online degree program. With core courses in areas such as Social Psychology and the Integration of Psychology and Christianity, you will build strong foundational knowledge in Psychology and your faith. The Christian Counselor Program will allow you to build the foundational knowledge and skills regarding mental health and counseling from a Christian perspective.

We have created our online Christian Counseling degree with your success in mind. Designed to be completed in four years or less, our program will allow you to continue to work while going to college. Our goal is to support you as both a student and as a professional.


Why Choose Liberty’s Christian Counseling Degree?

Liberty University’s Christian Counselor degree program has been designed to help integrate your faith into your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and to ultimately to use the power of faith and education to transform people and the world. Whether you are currently serving in the Christian Counseling field or looking to start a new career, our online degree in Psychology -Christian Counseling will make you stand out as a Christ-centered, ethical, and value-driven professional.


Featured Courses

You might be interested in other concentrations within the Online Degree in Psychology.  Review our other areas of study for the B.S. in Psychology.


Benefits of an Online Christian Counselor Degree

  • By earning your Christian Counseling degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Our online Christian Counseling Degree ranked #3 Best Online Christian Counseling Program and #3 Most Affordable Online Counseling Degree.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • The Bachelor Degree in Psychology is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • According to the Occupational Information Network, clinical areas of psychology are expected to grow up to 19% by 2024, so students who continue on to a graduate-level program can expect a good outlook on employment opportunities!
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders and experts in Christian Counseling from across the country.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee wishing to pursue our Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology – Christian Counseling Online Program? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • College credit for military training.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Program Format for the Online Psychology Degree

  • 100% online
  • 120 total hours
    • 45 hours are dedicated to Psychology and Christian Counseling
  • 16-week Internship
  • Up to 75% of the program hours may be transferred in from previous coursework
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Christian Counseling Degree Information and Requirements

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Honor Society and Advanced Certificates

  • Did you know Liberty University has a Psi Chi Honor Society chapter? Learn more about membership opportunities.
  • Liberty University has worked closely with the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) to offer certificates of completion for many of our Psychology courses. For a complete list of courses, contact one of our Admissions Counselors today!
  • Students in the Online Degree in Psychology who complete PSYC 450 (Children in Healthcare) will be eligible to pursue Child Life Specialist Certification.
    • During this course, students will learn basic principle for human development and the psychological well-being of children as well as work with their professor during the course to prepare for the certification exam.

Potential Career Options with a Degree in Christian Counseling

The Christian Counselor Degree was designed to help lead you to a career in Christian Counseling and other non-clinical positions within the field of Psychology. Potential careers include:

  • Non-licensed Christian Counselor
  • Case Management
  • Mental Health Services
  • Lay Ministry Christian Counseling

Student Testimonial

"Liberty's program allowed me to get an accredited Psychology degree at my convenience. The schedule was flexible and the online library resources were awesome. I am now receiving an extra 6% at work because of my Liberty degree. I grew both intellectually and spiritually because of Liberty's emphasis on education from a Christian perspective."

- Robert N. Betancourt, BS in Psychology