Human Services Counseling online degree program

Do You Have a Passion for Helping Others? Then Our Online Master’s in Human Services Counseling Degree is Right for You!

Our 100% online Master’s in Human Services Counseling degree is designed to give you a solid foundation in the study of human behavior and equip you with the practical helping skills you need to make a lasting impact on those around you. 

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Why Choose Our Human Services Counseling Online Degree?

As one of the leading Christian universities in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, Liberty University is committed to continually striving for excellence. Our Master’s in Human Services Counseling online degree classes, as well as all of our courses, are taught from a biblical perspective because we don’t just train skilled professionals – we train exceptional professionals who want to make a difference. 

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Recognitions for Our Human Services Counseling Degree Program

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Program Highlights
Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements 
  • Addictions & Recovery

  • Business

  • Christian Ministries

  • Criminal Justice

  • Crisis Response & Trauma

  • Executive Leadership

  • Dobson Center Family Advocacy, Public Policy, and the Future

  • Dobson Center Marriage & Family Studies

  • Dobson Center Parenting & Child/Adolescent

  • Health & Wellness

  • Life Coaching

  • Marriage & Family

  • Military Resilience

Highlights of our Online Master’s in Human Services Counseling Degree

  • Liberty University’s  Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling ranked #1 in Most Affordable Online Masters Degrees in Human Services according to
  • By earning your Master’s in Human Services online degree 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 can be confident your degree will be well respected in your field.
  • Tuition for our online Master’s in Human Services Counseling degree 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. 
  • You will be granted access to a wide variety of online resources through Liberty University’s library portal while you are pursuing an online Master’s degree in Human Services Counseling degree.
  • You are able to customize your degree to best fit your schedule and needs.
  • Specialized courses may be completed 100% online and some courses are offered as on-campus intensives. Please note that Liberty’s online Master’s in Human Services Counseling degree does not lead directly to state licensure as a professional counselor, so please examine what your state of residence requires.

Program Format for our Master’s in Human Services Counseling Online Degrees

  • 100% Online
  • 30 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and available.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
  • This program falls under the School of Behavioral Sciences

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Admission Requirements for Master’s in Human Services Counseling Programs

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA for admission in good standing. Students with a GPA less than 2.0 may be considered for admission on caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions information. 

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed transcript request form.**
  • Official college transcripts; if available
  • Proof of English proficiency

*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. 

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

Our seasoned professors, who have years of hands-on experience in their fields and an in-depth knowledge of their content, can equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your desired profession. 

Through Liberty University’s online Master’s in Human Services Counseling degree program, you can choose the area of study that best fits your educational and career goals. This online degree program is a multi-faceted composition of core classes related to human services paired with your choice of specialization in Business, Christian Ministries, Executive Leadership, Life Coaching, Military Resilience, Addictions and Recovery Counseling, or any one of our other exciting options. 

With our 11 available cognates, with two more available in fall 2018, you’ll have multiple avenues through which you can achieve your dreams of being a clinical case manageme, sustance abuse counselor, marketing consultant, juvenile detention counselor, life coach, or chaplain.   

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