Associate of Arts in Psychology – Christian Counseling Nurturing Faith and Healing


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Liberty’s online associate degree in Christian counseling is designed to help you lead others to the freedom, peace, and hope that’s found in Christ alone. Our associate degree in psychology online can prepare you to serve a hurting world, searching for biblically-based solutions.

As you begin your Christian counseling classes, you will be introduced to theories of psychology and Christian counseling as you learn how to integrate those theories with biblical truth. Our curriculum focuses on human behavior and development, listening techniques, and biblical counseling models. Your professors and curriculum can equip you to lead others to a better lifestyle through your training in Liberty’s Associate of Arts in Psychology and Christian counseling online program.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Since 1971, Liberty has been making a mark in higher education as a nonprofit, Christian university. We want to use the resources we have accumulated over time to help you succeed in our online Associate of Arts in Psychology and Christian Counseling degree. As a student with us, you can benefit from courses taught in a Christian worldview, which is especially important in the study of Christian counseling.

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 associate degree in psychology and Christian counseling could be the degree for you!

You will develop 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 integration of psychology and Christianity, you can build strong foundational knowledge in psychology. Our Christian counselor program will allow you to develop the foundation and skills regarding mental health and counseling from a Christian perspective.

With an online specialization in Christian counseling, you will study leadership, servanthood, and biblical counseling techniques to help meet the needs of your community. Our online associate degree in psychology and Christian counseling program equips students like you to guide individuals to heal and grow in their relationships.

Your online Christian counseling courses will emphasize biblically based practices that use the latest research in human psychology. This balance of effective technique rooted in Christian principles can equip you to help your clients but also help them focus on God’s healing in their lives.

You can learn from professors with similar passions and desire to equip you with their vast years of knowledge and experience. The faculty at Liberty will help you develop a deep understanding of the Gospel to build a strong foundation for your Christian counseling techniques in our online courses.

Our associate degree in psychology and Christian counseling program is offered entirely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 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)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.