School Of Behavioral Sciences Doctoral Programs

Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Behavioral Sciences for Your Graduate Certificate?

Having a firm understanding of the way people think applies to any career. Whether you are working through interpersonal challenges at work or trying to reach your audience better, behavioral sciences can give you insights into the workings of the human mind that will help you engage, persuade, and connect with people.

Whether you are a human services professional who needs new, advanced skills beyond the bachelor’s level, or you want to learn how people think so you can do your job better, Liberty University offers 100% online graduate certificates in behavioral sciences that can help you meet the specific challenges of human behavior in your field.

School of Behavioral Sciences Online Graduate Certificates

Addiction Studies

Our Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies can help you come alongside those who are battling addiction and equip them to take practical, actionable steps toward recovery.

This certificate dives into topics such as ethical and legal issues in counseling, effective interventions, and empirically supported treatment modalities – giving you the tools to help those who are struggling.

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Mental Health Studies

Our Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Studies can help you promote the mental health and holistic wellness of individuals and families across diverse populations.

This certificate covers important aspects of counseling, giving you the tools needed to become an ethical, spiritually aware mental health professional who can help people discover peace and healing.

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Military Resilience

Our Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience equips you to help service members and their families navigate the many challenges of military service.

This certificate trains those who wish to work with active military families and veterans, or people already working in this field.

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Pastoral Counseling

Our Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Counseling prepares you to serve in counseling roles in churches and other ministry settings.

This certificate can help you gain a strong foundation of biblical counseling principles and strategies for helping people work through the challenges of life.

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Learn New Ways to Help People Heal and Grow

With our flexible and affordable 100% online format, you can get a quality education from the comfort of your own home or office. Liberty’s faculty of experienced mental health and human services professionals will teach you the skills you need to better connect with the people around you. Become a part of Liberty’s mission to train professionals to be Champions for Christ in every industry.

You can apply online or contact an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9596 if you have any questions about these certificate programs!

What Are the Benefits of Earning an Online Certificate from Liberty? 

Our online certificate programs offer students great benefits:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online certificate from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • These graduate certificates are offered in 8-week course formats, with 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times!
  • Liberty University holds institutional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. 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 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • 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)