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EdD Community Care Counseling Online Degree in Traumatology
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Online with Optional Intensives
Transfer Credits
Up to 15 credit hours of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 14, 2019
Accreditation
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Help Communities Rebuild with Liberty’s Ed.D. in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Degree 

Our 100% online Ed.D. in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to provide professional counseling services from a Christian perspective. Our doctorate in trauma therapy degree will help prepare you to serve individuals and communities as they recover from abuse, natural disasters, and personal crises. At Liberty, we believe in giving you the education you need to reach your full potential – so you can make the difference you always knew you could. 

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Why Choose Liberty’s Online Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Degree?

Here at Liberty University, we Train Champions for Christ, and our online counseling and trauma therapy doctoral degree program is grounded in biblically ethical, evidence-based best practices. We offer a EdD degree in trauma counseling taught by professors who are experts with real-world experience in their field. Your success is important to us, so throughout your doctorate degree in traumatology, you will be taught practical skills rooted in innovative research. 

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Doctorate Degree Program?

The core of our online EdD degree in Community Care and Counseling provides a robust research foundation with statistical and research design content, as well as careful preparation for your dissertation. Throughout our traumatology doctoral program, you will study specialized trauma therapy and crisis response topics from recognizing signs of child abuse to helping communities to recover from a terrorist attack. When you earn your doctoral traumatology counseling degree from Liberty University, you can be confident you will learn evidence-based approaches to assessment and treatment that utilize scientific research and are grounded in Biblical principles. 

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Our EdD in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your EdD in Community Care and Counseling from a nonprofit 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 your field.
  • 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 our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years – and counting.
  • Our online EdD in Community Care and Counseling degree’s optional on-campus intensives give you the opportunity to receive hands-on training from experienced counseling professionals.
  • You will gain a diverse set of practical counseling skills that will equip you for serving in disaster relief, trauma therapy, and crisis counseling in your community.
  • By completing an integrated dissertation project, you will demonstrate your expertise and ability to apply advanced counseling theories to real-world problems.

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Our Online Doctorate in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Degree Information

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Military Benefits for Our EdD in Counseling Degree Program

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 – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Career Options with a Doctorate Degree in Traumatology

Graduates of our online EdD in Community Care and Counseling program will have a marketable doctorate degree that may provide opportunities to publish academic research, teach at the collegiate level, and for advanced counseling roles. The practical skills and knowledge in our online doctorate of traumatology counseling degree will equip you to serve in trauma therapy and crisis counseling roles supporting disaster relief efforts by nonprofit organizations and governments, as well as counseling for individuals and families suffering from abuse or tragedy. Please note that many clinical counseling roles will require individual state licensure.

  • Church Counselor
  • Trauma Therapist
  • Outpatient Care Therapist
  • Social Worker

Admission Requirements for Our Online Ed.D. in Community Care and Counseling – Traumatology Degree Program

A regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree* with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee**
  • Official college transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

*Students without a master’s degree in counseling, human services, or a related area may require additional graduate prerequisite courses.

**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.

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