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BS Psychology Christian Counseling
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

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.

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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. 

What Will You Learn in the B.S. in Psychology – Christian Counseling program?

Liberty University’s online undergraduate psychology program is designed to promote an integrated understanding of science, practice, and faith.  These three components are taught in each class through the scientific application of best practices that are supported by a Christian worldview.

By specializing in Christian Counseling, you will learn in-demand skills and methods to provide biblically sound guidance and teaching to future clients.  Your courses will explore essential aspects of counseling for individuals and families in ministry settings.  Each course is designed to teach a different aspect of the Christian Counseling practice that emphasizes biblical approaches to mental health, spiritual growth, and pastoral care.

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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


Degree Information
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Benefits of an Online Christian Counselor Degree

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting.
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning in fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be 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!
  • 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.

Honor Society and Advanced Certificates

Christian Counseling Degree Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and 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).
  • Potential college credit for military training.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

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

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 


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