BS in Psychology – Online Christian Counseling Degree Learn the fundamentals of Psychology


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Do you recognize that there is a need for qualified counselors who can be a safe place and source of healing to others? With a spirit of love and compassion, you’re probably interested in a way to help those who need it. Liberty University’s online Christian counseling degree program can help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to counsel others.

Throughout our bachelor’s in Christian counseling degree online, you can develop your counseling skills. You can gain an understanding of human behavior and development grounded in biblical principles and leading research.

Our 100% online programs allow you to continue to work and devote time to your family and community without worrying about attending on-campus courses. If you dream of joining biblical counselors in helping others reach spiritual, emotional, and mental health, then Liberty’s online Christian counseling degree is for you!

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • 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

At Liberty University, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. Our biblical counseling degree online has been designed to integrate your faith into your professional life. Our core psychology curriculum is enhanced with a Christian counseling specialization to provide you with everything you need for success.

As a pioneer in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to design a flexible and affordable online degree program that will challenge you to learn new concepts without pulling you away from the things that matter most – like your job, family, and community. Whether you are interested in using our online psychology degree to prepare for graduate school, to simply learn more about the human mind, or to pursue job opportunities upon graduation, our BS in Psychology – Christian Counseling can help.

Liberty’s online Christian counseling degree can equip you with the knowledge and experience you need to offer non-licensure biblical counseling to your future clients and help transform their spiritual, emotional, and mental health. We pair critical psychology classes with specialized Christian counseling courses to provide you with the theoretical and applicational knowledge you need to serve your clients effectively.

Our psychology classes cover a variety of topics that will help you succeed as a counselor, including:

  • Behavior management
  • Human learning principles
  • Physiological psychology
  • Psychological research techniques
  • Social psychology theories
  • The impact of culture on the effectiveness of different counseling approaches
  • The use of statistics in psychology
  • Theories on the origin and development of personality

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

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.